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61 mi 98 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 15 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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Gems in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 2

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gem Favorite Dancing down the wonderful Fern Canyon Loop Trail makes for a great way to enjoy the moment.

Fern Canyon

(30) Westhav…, CA
gem Favorite That's one massive tree! (Big Tree Wayside)

Big Tree Wayside

(8) Westhav…, CA

Recommended Routes in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 3

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Favorite Redwood National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Intermediate

James Irvine to Fern Canyon

11.9 mi 19.1 km 1,610' Up 490.67 m Up 1,610' Down 490.63 m Down

Crescen…, CA
Favorite Coastal Redwoods camping.
Intermediate

Friendship Ridge Loop Hike

8.0 mi 12.9 km 1,168' Up 355.87 m Up 1,167' Down 355.68 m Down

Westhav…, CA
Favorite Sunshine filtering through the canopy of trees along the Hope Creek Trail.
Intermediate

Hope Creek/Ten Taypo Loop

3.6 mi 5.8 km 730' Up 222.5 m Up 728' Down 222.03 m Down

Bertsch…, CA

Trails in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 26

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0.7 mi 1.1 km #1Fern Canyon Loop Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA 18 
9.8 mi 15.7 km #2Coastal Trail: South
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
5.0 mi 8.1 km #3James Irvine Trail
Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Foothill Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #5Brown Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km #6Prairie Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Crescent City, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km #7Miners Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km #8Rhododendron Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
7.2 mi 11.6 km #9West Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #10Cathedral Trees Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #11Elk Prairie Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #12Ten Taypo Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crescent City, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Crescent City, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13South Fork Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.5 mi 2.5 km #14Clintonia Trail
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km #15Hope Creek Trail
Intermediate
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Intermediate
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Ossagon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km #17Friendship Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crescent City, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Crescent City, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #18Zig Zag No. 2
Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #19Moorman Pond Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km #20Ah-Pah Interpretive Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #21C.R.E.A. Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #22Zig Zag No. 1
Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Difficult
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #23Redwood Access Trail
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #24West Prairie Trail
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #25Environmental Camp Trail
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Easy
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #26Boat Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA

Photos of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 50

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Redwood National and State Parks - Redwood Hiker
Apr 3, 2020 near Westhav…, CA
A male Roosevelt elk looks over his herd of lady elk.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Monkeying around on a fallen big boy has never been more fun.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
The James Irvine Trail is such a beautiful, well-maintained trail.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
I'm as mighty as the great redwoods!
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Coastal Redwoods camping.
Aug 7, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
A herd of Roosevelt elk enjoying the day on the beach.
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
That's one massive tree! (Big Tree Wayside)
Dec 21, 2016 near Westhav…, CA