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WELCOME TO HUMBOLDT COUNTY

California’s Redwood Coast

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wonderland for nature lovers, Humboldt is renowned as the home of the coast redwoods. Half of the remaining old growth survivors of this ancient species reside here, including the world’s tallest tree in Redwood National Park and the amazing champions along the Avenue of the Giants. Images, songs and words have tried to capture them, but those who have fallen under their spell, from presidents to poets to picture takers, declare they must be seen in person. Redwoods impress in smaller forests, but here in their ultimate glory, like DaVincis or Monets, these masterpieces stir profound emotions: tears, smiles, laughter and, often, utter silence. For those who make the pilgrimage, the 2,000-year-old big trees are only the beginning of a California adventure. The legendary Lost Coast, Bigfoot Country and Victorian seaports and villages offer superb settings for outdoor, art and taste discoveries. Come see why Lonely Planet, the world’s most popular travel brand, selected the Redwood Coast in 2018 as the best destination in the United States.

Redwood National and State Parks .......................................2-3 Avenue of the Giants ............ 4-5 Humboldt Redwoods State Park .............................. 4-5 Lost Coast/ More Parks & Beaches ..............6 Humboldt Bay/ Hikshari Trail .............................7 Eureka..................................... 8-9 Ferndale & Fortuna ................10 Trinidad, Orick, Arcata & Blue Lake...................11

Maps & Directions ..............12-13 Weather, Mileage, Transport .............................12-13 Willow Creek, Garberville & Shelter Cove ..... 14 Art & Culture ........................... 15 Attractions & Activities......16-17 Visitor Centers......................... 17 Craft Beers, Cider, Spirits, Wine & Events ......................... 18 Campgrounds & RV Parks ...... 19 Dining................................. 20-21 Lodging.............................. 22-23

Redwood Coast is published by The Eureka Humboldt Visitors Bureau 322 1st Street, Eureka CA 95501 800-346-3482 • 707-443-5097 www.VisitRedwoods.com

Copyright © 2018 EHVB Cover photo: Redwood National Park by Matthew Hahnel (@matthewhahnel).

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Redwood National Park Don Forthuber

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THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN

Redwood National and State Parks

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ome of the world’s tallest trees, this World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve protects nearly half the remaining old growth redwoods, including champion-sized specimens more than 370 feet (113 meters) in height, or five stories taller than the Statue of Liberty. Notables include Big Tree, the Libby Tree, and Corkscrew Tree. Walk, bike, camp or horseback ride along 200 miles of trails in the park system, which includes Jedediah Smith Redwoods, Del Norte Coast Redwoods and Prairie Creek Redwoods state parks, about 40 minutes north of Eureka. The forests, mountains, rivers and coast support a rich mosaic of life, including Roosevelt elk (North America’s largest), whales, seals, and seasonal wildflowers such as lupine and rhododendrons. The park turns 50 this year. Help celebrate by taking part in free guided tours, lectures and other events. Check our site for more details.

Roosevelt Elk Gary Todoroff

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Ten Must-Dos 1. Newton Drury Scenic Parkway. The tall trees on this 10-mile road rival the Avenue of Giants. 2. Fern Canyon. Featured in Jurassic Park II, this onemile gorge near the beach is draped in rare ferns. 3. Coastal Drive. A nine-mile narrow road traces the Pacific rim with panoramic ocean views. 4. Gold Bluffs Beach. Camp or beach-comb in the company of Roosevelt elk, whales, seals and dolphins. 5. Lady Bird Johnson Grove. Cross a rustic footbridge and enter a paradise on a gentle, 1.5-mile trail. 6. Tall Trees Grove. Perhaps the most magnificent redwood grove. The hike’s worth the challenge. 7. Elk Meadow. Picnic areas and trailheads overlook the parks’ most dependable Roosevelt elk watching. 8. Cal-Barrel Road. This pet-friendly 2-mile back road crosses some of the best redwood trails. 9. Prairie Creek Visitor Center. Displays, bookstore, old growth trailheads, elk views. North of Orick. 10. Thomas Kuchel Information Center. This beach stop south of Orick has displays, maps, books and helpful rangers.

Fern Canyon Richard Stenger www.VisitRedwoods.com

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Avenue of the Giants and Humboldt Redwoods State Park

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his famed road, easily the most scenic among the redwoods, has been called the finest forest drive in the world. Lined by titan trees, the 31-mile stretch parallels Highway 101 and offers an excellent alternate drive in southern Humboldt County. Mostly flat with gentle curves, it passes secluded towns, campgrounds, picnic areas, river overlooks and trails to natural wonders like the Founders Grove, which inspired conservationists to save the trees; and the Eel River, a federally designated Wild & Scenic waterway with idyllic swimming, fishing and paddling spots. The Avenue winds through Humboldt Redwoods State Park, one of California’s oldest and largest parks, which includes the 10,000-acre Rockefeller Forest, the largest stand of old growth redwoods; and Bull Creek Flats, one of the densest and most awesome collections of champion trees.

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Ten Must-Dos 1. Avenue of the Giants. This 31-mile road is perhaps the most amazing forest drive in the world. 2. Shrine Drive-Thru Tree. Of three such redwoods, only this one in Myers Flat has a naturally cleaved tunnel. 3. Founders Grove. The giant trees here sparked the creation of Save the Redwoods League. 4. Albino Trees. The park has six such rare redwoods, including the striking Christmas Tree. 5. Rockefeller Forest. This 10,000-acre preserve is the largest contiguous stand of old growth redwoods.

6. Children’s Forest. Easy loop trail under a mile; great for kids to experience the big trees. 7. Run a Race. The Avenue hosts marathons and shorter courses each spring and fall. 8. Lost Coast Drive. Bull Creek Flats/Mattole Rd leads to giant trees and state’s wildest beaches. 9. Picnic or Swim. Women’s Federation Grove has great lunch spots and kid friendly swimming holes. 10. Park Visitor Center. See all three redwood species and an RV made from a redwood trunk. South of Weott. Founders Grove

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The Lost Coast and Humboldt’s Best Parks and Beaches Sequoia Park Zoo Amanda Auston

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he longest undeveloped shoreline in the continental United States, this nearly 100mile expanse displays virtually no signs of civilization, except for the remote outpost of Shelter Cove. The reason? The imposing King Range Mountains jut 4,000 feet above the coast, ensuring that development could not encroach, and breath-taking views are everywhere. Here one can backpack on the coast for three days and share the company of only seals, seabirds, crabs and whales. Rewards of Lost Coast treks include a legendary hike-in surf break, hidden abalone crags and tide pools, cliff-top fields of wild poppy, one of the nation’s best single-track bike trails, and the abandoned but picturesque Alcatraz of lighthouses, Punta Gorda. Want to experience the Wild West frontier? This is the wildest and most westerly paradise in the lower 48 states.

Listings are from north to south. c Pet friendly, on leash. Six Rivers National Forest c One million plus acres of primal recreation in eastern Humboldt mountains. Camping, fishing, rafting, scenic drives. 707-442-1721 Humboldt Lagoons State Park c Three giant lagoons just south of Redwood National Park offer paddling, sailing, beachcombing, boat ramp and camping. Visitor center at Stone Lagoon. 707-498-1130 Patrick’s Point State Park Tent and RV camping, trails, picnics, coastal views, agate beach, tide pools, recreated Indian village, 6 miles north of Trinidad. 707-677-3570 Trinidad State Beach Sandy beach, tide pools, sea stacks, forest trails and hiking on Trinidad Head. Picnic areas. 707-677-3570

Arcata Community Forest c Forested trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Arcata. 707-822-8184 Humboldt Coastal Nature Center Hiking trails through rare coastal dunes ecosystems; beach access. Between Eureka and Arcata. 707-444-1397 Sequoia Park & Zoo AZA-accredited zoo with otter water park, aviary, petting barnyard, red pandas and 67-acre redwood forest. Eureka. 707-441-4263 Fort Humboldt State Historic Park Native American, pioneer and logging displays. Future president Ulysses S. Grant was stationed here as an army officer. Eureka. 707-443-5097

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Humboldt Bay Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary c From downtown Arcata, south a few blocks on G St. 707-826-2359 Prime spot for birding, easy hikes and great bay views from a 300-acre preserve. Hikshari Trail c Truesdale Ave. just south of Bayshore Mall off Hwy 101. This scenic Eureka trail offers recreation along Humboldt Bay and the Elk River estuary.

Eureka Waterfront Old Town Boardwalk and Woodley Island, downtown Eureka and west on Hwy 255 Bridge.Stroll, paddle, ride the Madaket or gorge on seafood while enjoying the state’s second largest bay. Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Hwy 101 near Loleta, exit at Hookton Rd. 707-733-5406 Amazing birding on Hookton Slough and Shorebird Loop Trails. Boating, visitor center.

Madaket bay cruise Max Whittaker

Hikshari Trail JonExley.SmugMug.com

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EUREKA!

A Victorian Seaport

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Fisherman’s Plaza and Hikshari Trail provide waterfront views of Humboldt Bay, which teems with sea birds, seals, sea lions and fishing boats. Other popular attractions include the Samoa Cookhouse, serving lumberjack meals since 1890, and Sequoia Park & Zoo, a redwood forest with hiking trails, playgrounds and zoo with an otter water park, red pandas, monkeys, petting barn and cafe. Nearby Redwood Acres hosts fun events, shops and a native plant garden. The Madaket, the nation’s oldest passenger ferry boat, has offered bay cruises for more than a century. Below deck is the state’s smallest licensed bar. For history buffs, Old Town Carriage Co. offers horse-powered heritage tours and romantic rides. Pride Enterprises leads architectural tours in the Victorian business district. And Haunted History Ghost Tours in Old Town follows in the ethereal footsteps of many notorious Eurekans. For more ideas, stop in the Eureka Visitor Center (see map).

“I will be back soon,” gushed Brinda Biswas, one of many visitors who earned a Humboldt t-shirt by sending us their travel photos, like this one in front of Eureka’s Carson Mansion. You can too. Details on back cover.

Old Town Gary Todoroff

magine an era of gracious living, grand mansions, arts and fine dining. In the city of Eureka that era is now. Founded in 1850 as a shipping center for the Trinity gold mines, Eureka flourished through fishing, farming and especially logging. While the waterfront district built her reputation as a lusty, brawling timber town, her quiet neighborhoods grew more elegant as prosperous Eurekans built substantial homes from enduring redwood. Today the Victorian Seaport is a virtual open air museum of architecture, dedicated to preserving one of the finest and largest collections of Victorian homes in the world. Nowhere is Eureka’s heritage more evident than Old Town (below), a meticulously restored district of shops, restaurants, galleries and museums. Many special events, including the Arts Alive! art walk on the first Saturday of each month, take place in Old Town, which boasts a nationally recognized arts district. The Eureka Boardwalk,

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Favorite Places FERNDALE

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The Friendly City unhurried pace, Ferndale is an ideal refuge from the hectic world. Of particular note are the Ferndale Cemetery, Russ Park, Centerville Beach and historic Fern Cottage. The Ferndale Museum has displays of area history, while the Ferndale Art & Cultural Building and Ferndale Repertory Theatre showcase the best of local artists, craftspeople and actors.

Sunny Fortuna is an all-American town with a lively Main Street, lots of antique shops and host to numerous special events. The Fortuna Depot Museum in Rohner Park displays local exhibits, while the River Lodge conference center overlooks the Eel River. Situated between Humboldt Bay and the southern redwood parks, Fortuna makes an excellent base from which to explore the Redwood Coast.

Fortuna Rodeo Jack Hopkins

Victorian architecture in Ferndale Gary Crabbe

Known as Cream City, Ferndale was founded in 1852 by pioneer families who farmed the Eel River bottom lands. The rich pastures were ideal for dairy cows and farmers translated their prosperity into lavish homes known as Butterfat Palaces. The Victorian downtown and neighborhoods have changed little. With historic bed and breakfast inns and an

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Home to Humboldt State University, Arcata offers such ecological gems as the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, featuring walks through 300 acres of wetlands showcasing native birds and plants thriving within natural wastewater treatment. The Arcata Community Forest offers miles of redwood trails for hikes, bikes and horseback rides. Community life centers on the Arcata Plaza, with its varied shops, restaurants, farmers market, art walks, and events like the Arcata Bay Oyster Fest and Kinetic Sculpture Race. Five miles east, historic Blue Lake boasts the renowned Dell’Arte physical comedy theater troupe and a kid-friendly fish hatchery.

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Camel Rock near Trinidad Sean Jansen

Gateway to the California Coastal National Monument, Trinidad is a coastal cliffside fishing village with sweeping views of the ocean, including Trinidad State Beach and Trinidad Head, a rocky promontory with trails, forests and a working lighthouse. The Humboldt State University marine lab offers kid-friendly seawater touch tanks. To the north are hidden coves off Stagecoach Road, excellent camping, hiking and beachcombing in Patrick’s Point State Park and the world’s tallest trees in Redwood National and State Parks near Orick.

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China Flat Bigfoot Museum Jack Durham

A popular destination in the Six Rivers National Forest, Willow Creek is home to the scenic Trinity River, which offers summer swimming holes, paddling trips and quiet fishing spots. In town, for a taste of frontier history, visit the China Flat Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Bigfoot curios. Take a photo with the 25 foot-tall redwood sculpture when you visit. Choose from cottages, hotels and campgrounds when you overnight, and fuel up at roadside cafes and farm stands.

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Gateway to the Redwoods and King Range Located in Southern Humboldt, Garberville is near some of California’s finest redwood parks and beaches. A few miles north are the Avenue of the Giants and Humboldt Redwoods State Park. To the south is Richardson Grove State Park. To the west, the town of Shelter Cove gives access to the King Range National Conservation Area and the Lost Coast, the continental United States’ longest stretch of wild coastline. Make Garberville your source for fuel and supplies.

The Lost Coast Cody Badger

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China Creek Cottages

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When getting lost is just what you need.

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Your destination for memorable accommodations. Elegantly restored cabins and cottages with modern amenities. Classic Mom & Pop 1930s resort located in Willow Creek. World class fishing, Six Rivers National Forest, Bigfoot Country. 40526 Hwy 299, Willow Creek • 530-629-3355

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For Art’s Sake Music, art, entertainment and more in historic cliff-side fishing village. Walkable venues in town. 6-9 pm, 707-677-3946

GALLERIES & MUSEUMS Arcata Artisans

Gallery & gift shop. 883 H St., Arcata

707-825-9133

Fortuna, first Fri. each month

The Blacksmith Shop

Eureka, first Sat. each month

Ink People’s Center for the Arts

Art, music, fun and great deals from downtown merchants. 5-8 pm, 707-725-3959 Arts Alive! is a major reason why 100 Best Small Art Towns by John Villani repeatedly awards a top ten ranking to Eureka, home to more artists per capita than anywhere in California. Sample music, art, refreshments and spirits in Old Town and Downtown, especially around 2nd & F streets, where street musicians, performers and curious onlookers gather. 6-9 pm, 707-442-9054

Arcata, second Fri. each month

Visit 40-plus locations in downtown, Northtown, South G St. and Humboldt State University during Arts! Arcata. 6-9 pm, 707-822-4500

Rio Dell, second Sat., May-Oct

Music, art, food & beverages in downtown. 5-8 pm, 707-496-0304.

McKinleyville, third Fri. each month

Many businesses take part, mostly in or near the McKinleyville Shopping Center on Central Ave. 6-8 pm, 707-834-6460

Garberville, 1st Fri., bi-monthly

Storefronts in Garberville and nearby Redway participate. 5-9 pm, 707-923-2613

U.S.'s largest collection of master blacksmithing. 455 Main St., Ferndale 707-786-4216 Exploring the boundaries of art and culture. 525 7th St., Eureka 707-442-8413

Arts Alive! Gary Todoroff

ART WALKS Trinidad, first Fri., May-Oct.

Morris Graves Museum of Art

Exhibits, performances, sculpture garden, kids activities. 636 F St., Eureka 707-442-0278

Old Town Art Gallery Work of local painters. 417 2nd St., Eureka

707-445-2315

Redwood Art Association Gallery

Fine art by Humboldt artists. 603 F St., Eureka 707-268-0755

Romano Gabriel Sculpture Garden

Mini-shrine to Eureka folk art legend. 315 2nd St., Eureka

Third Street Gallery

HSU-sponsored fine art shows. 416 Third St., Eureka 707-443-6363

Trinidad Art Gallery

Artist Cooperative with the finest crafts and art. 490 Trinity St., Trinidad 707-677-3770

THEATERS Arcata Playhouse

Live performances, kids shows, giant pink pony in restored creamery. 1251 9th St., Arcata 707-822-1575

Dell’Arte

School of physical theatre. Classes and performances. 1st & H sts., Blue Lake 707-668-5663

Eureka Theater

Art Deco movie palace hosts eclectic performances and classic films. 612 F St., Eureka 707-442-2970

Ferndale Repertory Theatre

Community theatre in the Victorian Village. 477 Main St., Ferndale. 707-786-5483

North Coast Repertory Theatre

Great productions of classic plays “as you like it.” 300 5th St., Eureka 707-442-6278

Redwood Curtain

Because life shouldn’t be all work and no plays. 220 First St., Eureka 707-443-7688

Chapman’s

Gem & Mineral Shop & MUSEUM Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Fossils, Jewelry and more… Hwy. 101, 4 mi. S of Fortuna • (707) 725-2714 www.VisitRedwoods.com

Open 7 Days a Week 421 Main Street Ferndale CA goldengaitmercantile.com 707-786-4891 California’s Redwood Coast | 15


Attractions and Activities FAMILY

Sumeg Village

Arcata Community Park & Forest

Hiking & biking, playground and picnic area, over 620 acres. 14th & Union, Arcata 707-822 8184

Discovery Museum

Hands-on fun for younger children. 612 G St., Eureka

707-443-9694

Humboldt Crabs Baseball

Collegiate baseball, June through August. F St., Arcata

707-823-2333

HSU Telonicher Marine Laboratory

Aquariums and tidepool touch tank. 570 Ewing St., Trinidad

Clarke Historical Museum 707-677-3570

GAMING

707-826-3671

Whimsically designed 18-hole course with mini-mart. 180 Lupin Dr., between Eureka & Arcata 707-630-5105

Mad River Fish Hatchery

Watch steelhead, salmon & trout being reared, picnic area. Hatchery Rd., Blue Lake 707-822-0592

Redwood EdVentures

Kids earn cool patches on dozens of nature quests. Locations throughout county. redwood-edventures.org

Sequoia Park & Zoo

Redwoods & children’s zoo with otters, red pandas, barnyard. 3414 W St., Eureka 707-441-4263

Shrine Drive-Thru Tree

707-943-1975

Scotia Aquarium

Self-guided tours of hatchery. South end of Main St., Scotia

our guest.

County and Native American displays. Eureka Visitor Center. 240 E St., Eureka 707-443-1947

Fern Cottage

Bear River Casino Resort

Circa 1860s pioneer home, garden and estate tour. 2121 Centerville Rd., Ferndale 707-786-4835

Blue Lake Casino & Hotel

Early Ferndale and Victorian displays. Shaw & 3rd, Ferndale

300+ slots, 16 table games, 3 dining options, 2 bars. 11 Bear Paws Way, Loleta 800-761-2327 800 slots, table games, poker, dining & entertainment. 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake 877-BLC-2WIN

Cher-Ae Heights Casino

Lighthouse Plaza Mini-Golf

Drive your car through a living redwood. 13708 Ave. of Giants, Myers Flat

Reconstructed Yurok houses, dance pit, lodges. Patrick’s Point State Park, Trinidad

Newest slots, bingo, table games, dining and more! 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad 707-677-3611

GOLF

Native American and logging displays. 3431 Fort Ave., Eureka

707-445-6547

Fortuna Depot Museum

Railroad, fishing and logging artifacts. 3 Park St., Fortuna Native American basketry, regalia and tools. Hwy 96, Hoopa

707-923-2777

707-725 7645

707-443-4808

MUSEUMS Blue Lake Museum

Native American, rail & logging. Seasonal hours. 330 Railroad, Blue Lake 707-668 4188

Kinetic Race history, merchandise & sculptures. Fri-Sun. 518 A St., Eureka 707-786-3443

Morris Graves Museum of Art

Exhibits, sculpture garden, performances & kid events. 636 F St., Eureka 707-442-0278

Natural History Museum

China Flat/Bigfoot Museum

Phillips House Museum

Vintage tools & more. Plus Bigfoot! Seasonal hours. Hwy 299, Willow Creek 530-629-2653

HUMBOLDT BOTANICAL GARDEN

707-444-9440

Kinetic Museum Eureka

Chapman’s Gem & Mineral Shop and Museum

Rocks, minerals and fossils from around the world. Hwy 101, 4 miles south of Fortuna 707-725-2714

530-625-4110

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum

North Coast nautical memorabilia. 77 Cookhouse Rd., Samoa

Eureka Golf Course

5,713 yds par 70 public course, driving range. 4750 Fairway Dr., Eureka

707-786 4466

Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

Hoopa Tribal Museum

Benbow KOA

9-hole par 35 course in a resort setting. 7000 Benbow Dr., Garberville

Ferndale Museum

Native animals, fossils and exhibits. Run by HSU. 1315 G St., Arcata 707-826-4479 Victorian home tour Sunday afternoons and by appointment. 71 E. 7th St., Arcata 707-822-4722

Scotia Logging Museum

Historic artifacts & locomotive. Seasonal hours. 125 Main St., Scotia

707-764-4247

Lumber camp kitchen & logging artifacts. Cookhouse Rd., Samoa

707-442-1659

Samoa Cookhouse Trinidad Museum

Local history and artifacts on display. 400 Janis Ct., Trinidad 707-677-3883

OUTDOORS Adventure’s Edge The Perfect Combination Of Outdoor Wonders And Indoor Excitement.

South of Eureka off Hwy 101, exit 698 707-442-5139 • www.hbgf.org

Everything to hike, bike, paddle & climb. 650 10th St., Arcata 125 W 5th St., Eureka

707-822-4673 707-445-1711

Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary

Prime birding spot with easy hikes. South G St., Arcata

707-826-2359

Hammond Coastal Trail

5-mile hike, bike & horse path. Arcata, McKinleyville

707-445-7651

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center PH: 800.761.2327 | BEARRIVERCASINO.COM

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Kayak, canoe, standup paddle rentals & instructions. 921 Waterfront Dr., Eureka 707-443-4222

www.VisitRedwoods.com


TOURS / GUIDES

Humboats Kayak Adventures

Kayak rentals, lessons, tours & fishing. Humboldt Bay & Trinidad

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge

707-443-5157

Hike wetlands and view birds - interpretive center. Hookton Rd., Loleta 707-733-5406

Humboldt Botanical Garden

45-acre plant preserve with labyrinth, bay & ocean views. 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd., Eureka 707-442-5139

Kayak Trinidad

Lost Coast Brewery

New $27 million campus now open to tours. Free. 1600 Sunset Rd., Eureka 707-445-4480

Arcata Architectural Homes Tour

Self-guided homes tour – call for map. Arcata Chamber of Commerce, Arcata

707-822-3619

Blue Ox Millworks & Historic Park

Vintage craftsmanship demonstrated. 1 X St., Eureka

707-444-3437

Dick Taylor Chocolates

Guided tours of Trinidad Bay & Big Lagoon. Lessons too. Trinidad 707-329-0085

See and taste these bean-to-bar wonders. $5. 4 West 4th St., Eureka

Family Fun, Guided Trips & Rentals. Stone Lagoon, Big Lagoon

Visit the “other” side of Old Town. Eureka 707-672-5012

Kayak Zak’s

Pacific Outfitters

707-498-1130

Full-line outdoor outfitter with clothing, gear, sporting goods, etc. 737 G St., Arcata 844-926-6566 1600 5th St., Eureka 707-443-6328

Redwood Acres Gardens

Native plants, flower and vegetable gardens. 3750 Harris St., Eureka

Redwood Coast Fishing

Steelhead & Salmon. Rivers throughout county.

Reel Steel Sportfishing

Sportfishing charter boat. Out of Humboldt Bay

707-445-3037 707-601-8757 707-499-4925

Revolution Bicycle Repair

Mountain bike sales and repairs. 1593 G St., Arcata

707-822-2562

Six Rivers Rafting Company

River dinner trips, raft & kayak rentals, workshops. 41212 Hwy 299, Willow Creek 707-599-4221

Visitor Centers HEADING NORTH ON HWY 101 Southern Humboldt Chamber of Commerce Maps, brochures, volunteers. Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm. 773 Redwood Drive, Garberville 800-923-2613 Humboldt Redwoods State Park V.C. Displays, gifts, books, maps, one-log RV. Daily 9am-5pm (summer), 9am-4pm (winter). Closed major holidays. 17119 Avenue of the Giants, Weott 707-946-2263 Ferndale Tourism Center In the historic Ferndale Art & Cultural Center. Daily 10am-5pm or later. 580 Main St., Ferndale 707-502-8005 www.VisitRedwoods.com

707-798-6010

Haunted History Ghost Tours Holly Yashi

Tours of jewelry-making studio. Gift shop. 1300 Ninth St., Arcata

Narrated 75-min tours on oldest U.S. passenger ferry. Foot of C St., Eureka 707-445-1910

Old Town Carriage Co.

Horse-powered history tours and romantic rides. Second & F streets, Eureka 646-591-2058

Pacific Outfitters Adventures

Paddling, birding, fishing, diving, hiking, hunting trips & classes. 1600 5th St., Eureka 844-926-6566

Pride Enterpris es Tours

Redwood parks & Victorian Eureka walking & driving tours. By appointment. 707-407-6834

707-822-5132

RedwoodAdventures.com

707-836-3168

Redwood Creek Buckarettes

Humboldt Bay Oyster Tours

Boat & kayak oyster farm excursions. Eureka, Arcata

Madaket Cruise on Humboldt Bay

Jenny Hanson, Nature Guide

Personalized wildlife and nature tours. Countywide

707-444 2553

Julia Morgan Historic Estate & Gardens Tours

Designed by architect Julia Morgan. Reservations required. 255 Benbow Dam Rd., Benbow 415-317-2034

Custom-designed tours to fit your needs. County-wide 866-733-9637 Guided horseback rides into Redwood National Park. 1000 Drydens Rd., Orick 707-499-2943

Redwood Region Audubon Bird Walks

Guided bird watching hikes weekly. Free. Throughout the county.

Loleta Cheese Factory

Redwood Tour Partners

See cheese making, sample results. Gift shop, garden. 252 Loleta Dr., Loleta 707-733 5470

Custom-designed tours to fit your wants. Humboldt County

Lost Coast Adventure Tours

Your Humboldt Tour

Guided day tours and trailhead shuttles. 210 Wave Dr, Shelter Cove

707-986-9895

Redwoods, beaches, hikes. Pet friendly. Throughout the county.

707-826-7031

707-601-4740

619-997-9876

Arcata Chamber of Commerce Local souvenirs & foods. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Closed holidays. 1635 Heindon Rd., Arcata 707-822-3619

Stone Lagoon V.C. Maps, brochures, more. Staffed by Kayak Zak’s. Seasonal. 115336 Hwy 101, Trinidad 707-498-1130 Thomas Kuchel/Redwood National Park Information Center Exhibits, books, rangers, beach, programs. Daily 9am-5pm, (summer), 10am-4pm (winter). Closed holidays. 119441 Hwy 101, Orick 707-465-7765 Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park V.C. Books, gifts, displays, walks & talks. Daily 9am5pm (summer), Thu-Mon 9am-4pm (winter). Closed holidays. 127011 Newton B Drury Pkwy., Orick 707-488-2039

McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce Maps, brochures, wi-fi and more M-F 11am-3pm. 1640 Central Avenue, McKinleyville

Willow Creek Information Booth Maps, brochures, restrooms. Staffed seasonally. Corner of Hwys 299 & 96, Willow Creek 530-629-2693

Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Includes guest WiFi hotspot. Mon-Fri, 10am-4:30pm. 735 14th St., Fortuna 707-725-3959 Eureka Visitor Center Maps, brochures, samples, souvenirs and more in Clarke Historical Museum in Old Town. Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm. 240 E St, Eureka, 707-798-6411

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Kinetic Sculpture Race WilliamRukeyser

In the Spirit of Things CRAFT BEERS Eel River Brewing Co.

WINERIES & TASTINGS Briceland Vineyards Winery

America’s first certified organic brewery. 1777 Alamar Way, Fortuna 707-725-2739

Open summers Sat-Sun 1-5pm. Otherwise, call for more info or appointment. 6798 Avenue of the Giants, Suite A, Miranda 707-923-2429

Bear River Casino Resort

Family-owned winery, founded in 1976. Tastings on Sunday or by appointment. 4241 Fieldbrook Rd, Fieldbrook 707-839-4140

Check out the Brewhouse’s favorites like Bear River Blonde & Citrus Moon. 11 Bear Paws Way, Loleta 707-733-9644

Lost Coast Brewery

Award winning beers. Great pub food. New brewery tours and tasting room. 617 4th St., Eureka 1600 Sunset Rd., Eureka 707-445-4480

Mad River Brewing Co.

Ten beers on tap. Pints, tastings, tours, beer garden and food. 195 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 707-668-4151

Redwood Curtain Brewing

Great handcrafted ales and lagers. 550 South G St., Arcata 707-826-7222

Six Rivers Brewery

The brew with a view. Outdoor seating. A culmination of good food, great beer and good times. 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville 707-839-7580

Fieldbrook Winery

June continued

• Humboldt Steelhead Days, Countywide • Clam Beach Run and Walk, Trinidad•

July

February

Moonstone Crossing

Voted Humboldt’s best winemaker. Tasting room open Wed-Sun afternoons. 529 Trinity Street, Trinidad, 707-845-5492

CIDER

March

• Redwood Coast Music Festival,

Award-winning hard cider in Redwood Acres. Open Fri-Sun. 3750 Harris St., Eureka 707-798-6023

• Godwit Days Birding Festival, Arcata

May

New location in downtown Eureka. Open daily 2pm. 517 F St., Eureka 707-497-6320

• Kinetic Sculpture Race, Arcata

SPIRITS Jewell Distillery

Award winning spirits, tours & tastings Saturdays 1-5pm. 120 Monda Way Unit C, Blue Lake, 707-668-1810 Organic spirits from Humboldt. Mon-Thu 3-5:3pm & by appointment. 735 10th Street, Fortuna, 707-725-1700

• Mad River Festival, Blue Lake • Fortuna Rodeo Week, Fortuna • Redwood AutoXpo, Fortuna • Humboldt County Fair, Ferndale • Hops in Humboldt, Fortuna

April

Humboldt Cider Co. Tap Room

• Best of Humboldt Fair, Eureka • Mad River Festival, Blue Lake

August

Eureka • Aleutian Goose Fly-Off, Loleta

Humboldt Cider Co. Garden

Humboldt Distillery

Festivals & Events

to Eureka to Ferndale • Tour of the Unknown Coast, Ferndale • Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Weott

June

September

• Bigfoot Days, Willow Creek • North Country Fair, Arcata

October

• Pastels on the Plaza, Arcata • Apple Harvest Festival, Fortuna

November

• Blue Ox Millworks Craftsman’s Days,

Eureka

• Trinidad Fish Festival, Trinidad • Arcata Oyster Festival • Open Studios, Countywide

December

• Truckers Christmas Convoy, Eureka • Lighted Tractor Parade, Ferndale

Emerald Forest Cabins & RV

Cider Garden 3750 Harris Street, Eureka Fri 5-9 Sat 12-9 Sun 12-8 Tap Room 517 F Street Eureka Open daily at 2pm

Wed in the Redwoods

Come Play Outside!

Elopements & Destination Weddings Wedding Planner and Officiant 707-845-4998 | galaeventsandweddings.com

John Bradford

Among the Giant Redwoods in Trinidad Minutes from Redwood National Park

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707-677-3554 EmeraldForestCabins.com www.VisitRedwoods.com


Campgrounds & RV Parks

www.VisitRedwoods.com

LISTINGS ARE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH Reservations are suggested for California State Parks during the summer. Call 800-444-7275 or visit ReserveCalifornia.com. Humboldt County Parks are on a first come first serve basis. Leashed dogs are permitted in most Redwood Coast parks within developed areas,campgrounds and beaches, but are prohibited on trails.

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Orick

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

707-465-7347

Orick

Gold Bluffs Beach Campground

707-465-7347

Orick

Elk Country RV Resort & Campground

707-488-2181

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Sylvan Harbor RV Park & Cabins

707-677-9988

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Trinidad

Patrick’s Point State Park

707-677-3570

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Trinidad

Big Lagoon County Park

707-445-7651

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Trinidad

Emerald Forest Cabins & RV

707-677-3554

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Willow Creek

Camp Kimtu

530-629-2136

Willow Creek

China Creek Cottages

530-629-3355

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Willow Creek

Six Rivers National Forest

707-442-1721

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McKinleyville

Clam Beach County Park

707-445-7651

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McKinleyville

Widow White Creek RV Park

707-839-1137

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Redwood Acres Fairgrounds

707-445-3037

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Redwood Coast Cabin & RV Resort

707-822-4243

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Eureka

Samoa Boat Ramp County Park

707-445-7651

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Eureka

Shoreline RV Park

707-443-2222

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Ferndale

Humboldt County Fairgrounds

707-786-9511

3

Fortuna

Riverwalk RV Park & Campground

800-705-5359

3

Carlotta

Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park

707-777-3683

Carlotta

Van Duzen County Park

Ave. of the Giants

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707-722-4396

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Redcrest Resort & Gift Shop

707-722-4208

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Ave. of the Giants

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

707-946-2409

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Ave. of the Giants

Dean Creek Resort

877-923-2555

Petrolia

A. W. Way County Park

707-445-7651

Garberville

Richardson Grove State Park

707-247-3318

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Garberville

Benbow KOA

866-236-2697

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Shelter Cove

King Range - BLM Lost Coast

707-986-5400

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Sinkyone Wilderness State Park

707-986-7711

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Dining on the Redwood Coast EUREKA Adel’s Restaurant 1724 Broadway, Eureka 707-445-9777 Steaks, seafood, chicken, pasta, salads. Angelo’s Pizza Parlor 215 W 7th St., Eureka 707-444-9644 Pizza parlor, salad bar – all-you-can-eat lunch. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar 2846 Broadway,Eureka 707-269-0533 Steaks, seafood, chicken, pasta,salads. Bayfront One Restaurant 1 F St., on the boardwalk, Eureka 707-443-7489 Elegant Japanese & Italian offerings, with a great bay view. Café Marina Woodley Island Marina, Eureka 707-443-2233 Fresh seafood, salads, steaks, chicken, pasta dishes. Café Nooner 409 Opera Alley, Eureka 707-443-4663 Creole & Mediterranean, using natural & organic ingredients. Café Waterfront 102 F St., Eureka 707-443-9190 Fresh fish (daily seafood specials) breakfast, lunch & dinner. Carter House Restaurant 301 301 L St., Eureka 707-444-8062 Organic garden fresh produce and award-winning wine list. Chapala Cafe 201 2nd St., Eureka 707-443-9514 Delicious traditional Mexican favorites – try the fish tacos. Eureka Natural Foods 1450 Broadway, Eureka 707-442-6325 Fresh juices, shakes & espressos; soup & salads; full grocery.

The Greene Lily 307 2nd St., Eureka 707-798-6083 Casual breakfast, lunch and brunch in Old Town. Living the Dream Ice Cream 1 F St., Eureka 707-407-3508 Handmade from organic milk. On the Boardwalk.

Los Bagels 403 2nd St., Eureka 707-442-8525 Multicultural bakery & cafe featuring organic bagels. Lost Coast Brewery 617 Fourth St., Eureka 707-445-4480 Award-winning beers – grass fed beef burgers and more. North Coast Co-op 25 4th St., Eureka 707-443-6027 Deli sandwiches, salads, soups & daily entrees. Oberon Grill 516 2nd St., Eureka 707-443-3663 American dining with steaks, seafood and full bar. Old Town Coffee & Chocolates 211 F St., Eureka 707-445-8600 Coffee roasted on-site. Pastries, food, fudge, chocolates. Ramone’s Bakery & Cafe 209 E St. 707-445-2923 2223 Harrison Ave. 707-442-1336 Freshly baked rolls, cookies, pastries and coffee bar. Samoa Cookhouse Cookhouse Rd., Samoa (Eureka) 707-442-1659 All meals are still served “lumber camp” style. The Sea Grill 316 E St., Eureka 707-443-7187 Fresh seafood with delicate sauces. Harris Ranch beef.

Shamus T Bones 1911 Truesdale St., Eureka 707-407-355 Steakhouse with seafood, pasta, BBQ, burgers & bay view. Siam Orchid Traditional Thai cuisine. Seafood, curries, noodles, more. 427 V St., Eureka 707-407-3838 Subway Sandwiches and Salads 800 W Harris, 1651 and 1111 Myrtle Ave. 1906 4th St. & 3300 Broadway, Eureka Outstanding low-fat choices, variety of hot & cold subs. The Zoo Cafe 3414 W St., Eureka 707-442-8000 Indoors or outdoors at picnic tables around the zoo.

ARCATA ~ BLUE LAKE MCKINLEYVILLE Abruzzi Restaurant & Catering 791 8th St., Arcata 707-826-2345 Italian specialties, fresh seafood – outstanding wine list. The Alibi Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge 744 9th St., Arcata 707-822-3731 Restaurant & bar serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. The Big Blue Cafe 846 G St., Arcata 707-826-7578 Casual breakfasts & lunches, organic coffees and juices. Blue Lake Casino & Hotel 777 Casino Way, Blue Lake 707-668-9770 Dine in Alice’s, the Wave Lounge, the café or deli. Eureka Natural Foods 2165 Central Ave., McKinleyville 707-839-3636 Fresh juices, shakes & espressos; soup & salads; full-service grocery.

Cafe Marina & WOODLEY’S BAR

Finest Local Seafood

Enjoy fresh-caught seafood and Eureka’s only dockside dining! Our deck overlooks the Marina and beautiful Humboldt Bay.

Steamer Clams • Blackened Snapper • Fresh Local Crab Oysters • Petrale Sole • Fish & Chips • Clam Chowder Bouillabaisse• Hangtown Fry • New York Steaks

(707) 443-2233 • Open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner On Eureka’s Woodley Island, just 2 minutes across Samoa Bridge

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www.northcoast.coop 811 I St. Arcata 25 4th St. Eureka

www.VisitRedwoods.com


Humboldt Brews 856 10th St., Arcata 707-826-2739 Menu features local produce, homemade sauces, grass-fed beef. Los Bagels – Arcata 1061 I St., Arcata 707-822-3150 Multicultural bakery & cafe featuring organic bagels. Mad River Brewing Company 195 Taylor Way, Blue Lake 707-668-5680 Pints, tasting room, beer garden, new kitchen with local organic menu. North Coast Co-op 811 I St., Arcata 707-822-5947 Deli sandwiches, salads, soups & daily entrées. Plaza Grill 791 8th St., Arcata 707-826-0860 Grill specialities, fresh seafood, fine wines and full bar. Ramone’s Bakery & Cafe 747 13th St. in Wildberries, Arcata 707-826-1088 1555 City Center, McKinleyville 707-839-3383 Fresh roasted coffee. Rolls, cookies & pastries baked daily. Six Rivers Brewery 1300 Central Ave., McKinleyville 707-839-7580 The brew with a view. Outdoor seating, good food, great beer and the love of a good time.

Subway Sandwiches and Salads 1731 G St. #A & 5000 Valley West Blvd #2, Arcata Outstanding low-fat choices, variety of hot and cold subs. Toni’s Restaurant 1901 Heindon Rd., Arcata 707-822-0091 Burgers, fries & more plus dozens of milkshake flavors! 24/7.

FERNDALE ~ LOLETA Bear River Casino Resort 11 Bear Paws Way, Loleta 707-733-9644 Enjoy the Rivers Edge Restaurant, Express Cafe or Thirsty Bear Lounge. VI Restaurant & Tavern In the Victorian Inn, Ferndale 707-786-4950 Steaks, seafood, vegetarian, full bar.

FORTUNA Eel River Brewing Company 1777 Alamar Way, Fortuna 707-725-2739 Organic micro-brews & grass fed burgers – kiddie menus.

AVENUE OF THE GIANTS GARBERVILLE Benbow Inn Restaurant 445 Lake Benbow Dr., Garberville 800-355-3301 Fine dining on the Eel River – award winning wines.

TRINIDAD ORICK

Moonstone Grill 100 Moonstone Beach Rd., Trinidad 707-677-1616 Fresh seafood is the specialty, with an ocean view. Ocean Grove Restaurant 480 Patrick’s Point Dr., Trinidad Family style with a cocktail lounge.

707-677-0394

Seascape Restaurant 1 Bay St., Trinidad Pier, Trinidad 707-677-3762 Come for the seafood. Stay for the blackberry pie. Sunset Restaurant 27 Scenic Dr., Trinidad Cher-Ae Heights Casino 707-825-2770 Casual Humboldt County dining with brilliant ocean views.

Farmers Markets Enjoy organic produce, crafts and live performances at these fresh weekly markets, open May or June to October. For more, go to VisitRedwoods.com. Eureka - Old Town Tuesdays 10am-1pm. F Street between 1st and 2nd Street. Live music. Fortuna Tuesdays 3-6pm. At the intersection of 10th and Main Streets in downtown. Miranda Tuesdays 2-5pm. On the Avenue of the Giants in downtown Miranda. Shelter Cove Tuesdays 11am-3pm. On Machi Road near the Shelter Cove marina. Eureka - Henderson Center Thursdays 10am-1pm. Where Henderson Street meets F Street. Live music.

www.VisitRedwoods.com

McKinleyville Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm. At the new Eureka Natural Foods on Central Avenue and Pickett Road. Live music. Willow Creek Thursdays 5-8pm. Community Commons Park in downtown on the corner of Highways 96 and 299 NEW! Eureka – Friday Night Markets Fridays 5-8pm. Next to the Clarke Museum/Eureka Visitor Center in Old Town on E Sreet between 2nd & 3rd Streets. Live music. Garberville Fridays 11am-3pm. Located on the town square on Church Street. Arcata Plaza Saturdays 9am-2pm. On the central downtown block of 8th & 9th Streets and G & H Streets. Live music. Year-round.

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Lodging on the Redwood Coast EUREKA ~ HUMBOLDT BAY Americas Best Value Inn & Suites 129 Fourth St., Eureka www.bestvalueinn.com 707-443-9751 Bayfront One Vacation Rentals c One F St., Eureka www.bayfrontone.com 707-268-1263 Bayview Motel c 2844 Fairfield St., Eureka www.bayviewmotel.com 866-725-6813 BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayshore Inn c 3500 Broadway, Eureka www.bwbayshoreinnplus.com 888-268-8005 BEST WESTERN PLUS Humboldt Bay Inn 232 West Fifth St., Eureka www.humboldtbayinn.com 800-521-6996 Bode Suites & Rentals c Eureka 707-442-1313 www.bodesuitesandrentals.com Carter House Inns c 301 L St., Eureka www.carterhouse.com 800-404-1390 The Comfort Inn 4260 Broadway, Eureka www.comfortinn.com 707-444-2019

c Pet Friendly

Hydrangea Inn 2419 F St., Eureka www.hydrangeainn.com

FERNDALE ~ LOLETA 707-442-0415

The Inn at 2nd & C 139 Second St., Eureka www.theinnat2ndandc.com 707-444-3344 Pacific Heights Exec. Rentals 1124 Thomas St.,Eureka www.np-er.com 707-268-1800 Quality Inn Eureka c 1209 4th St., Eureka www.qualityinneureka.com 800-772-1622 Red Lion Hotel, Eureka c 1929 Fourth St., Eureka www.redlion.com/eureka 800-RedLion Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals Multiple locations, Eureka and more. www.RedwoodVacations.com

707-633-6635‎

Third Street Suites 1228 3rd St., Eureka www.thirdstreetsuites.com 707-443-3001 Town House Motel 933 4th St., Eureka www.eurekatownhousemotel.com 707-443-4536

ARCATA

Gingerbread Mansion Inn 400 Berding St., Ferndale www.thegingerbreadmansion.com 707-786-4000 Redwood Suites 332 Ocean Ave., Ferndale www.redwoodsuites.com 707-786-5000 Shaw House Inn Bed & Breakfast c 703 Main St., Ferndale www.shawhouse.com 707-786-9958 The Victorian Inn Boutique Hotel 400 Ocean Ave., Ferndale www.victorianvillageinn.com 707-786-4949

FORTUNA

Best Western Country Inn c 2025 Riverwalk Dr., Fortuna www.bwcountryinnfortuna.com 800-679-7511 Comfort Inn & Suites Fortuna 1583 Riverwalk Dr., Fortuna www.comfortinnfortuna.com 707-725-7025 Humboldt Gables Motel c 40 W. Davis St., Rio Dell www.humboldtgablesmotel.com 707-764-5609 Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals Multiple locations, Fortuna and more. RedwoodVacations.com

707-633-6635

Eureka Corporate Housing c 1864 Myrtle Ave., Eureka www.corporatehousingeureka.com 707-443-8440

Comfort Inn Arcata 4700 Valley West Blvd, Arcata www.ChoicHotels.com/cae44 707-826-9660

Redwood Riverwalk Hotel c 1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna www.theredwoodhotel.com 707-725-5500

Eureka Inn 518 7th St., Eureka www.eurekainn.com 877-552-3985

Days Inn & Suites 4701 Valley West Blvd., Arcata www.daysinnarcata.com 707-826-2827

Super 8 Motel - Fortuna c 1805 Alamar Way, Fortuna www.super8fortuna.com 707-725-2888

Myers Country Inn The only B&B inn on the Avenue of the Giants Near Riverbend Cellars Winery, Shrine Drive-Thru Tree, Scenic Eel River and Lost Coast.

COMFORT INN ARCATA

Near Humboldt State University • Beautiful Beaches Redwood Parks • Free WiFi • Full Hot Breakfast • Elevator Heated Indoor Pool and Whirlpool • Fitness Room

4700 VALLEY WEST BLVD., ARCATA Next to Hwy 101 | 707-826-9660 www.ChoiceHotels.com/cae44 22 | California’s Redwood Coast

Myers Flat • 800-500-6464 • www.MyersInn.com

Vacation House in the Redwoods Beautiful Two-Bedroom Rustic Cabin

Behind every great day is a great night. Everything you need for a restful stay: • Free Wifi • Free hot breakfast • Indoor pool and spa • Fitness room • Business center • Meeting room • Elevator • Rooms with river views available

On a Three-Acre Organic Vegetable Farm & Orchard Surrounded by Humboldt Redwoods State Park Many Scenic Trails Within Walking Distance Private Hot Tub. Full Kitchen. Laundry

www.vrbo.com/226197 | 707-722-4330 Pepperwood | Avenue of the Giants

REDWOOD COUNTRY 1583 Riverwalk Drive Fortuna, CA 95540 www.VisitRedwoods.com


Book your room online at www.VisitRedwoods.com AVENUE OF THE GIANTS ~ GARBERVILLE Benbow Historic Inn c 445 Lake Benbow Dr., Garberville www.benbowinn.com 800-355-3301 BEST WESTERN PLUS Humboldt House Inn c 701 Redwood Dr., Garberville www.bestwestern.com/humboldthouseinn 707-923-2771 Dean Creek Resort c 4112 Redwood Dr., Redway stayhereandplay.com/dean-creek-resort 877-923-2555 Humboldt Gables Motel c 40 W. Davis St., Rio Dell www.humboldtgablesmotel.com 707-764-5609 Humboldt Redwoods Inn 987 Redwood Dr., Garberville www.humboldtredwoodsinn.com 707-923-2451 Julia Morgan Historic Estate 255 Benbow Dam Rd., Benbow www.juliamorganredwoodgrove.com Miranda Gardens Market & Resort c 6766 Ave. of the Giants, Miranda www.mirandagardens.com

415-317-2034

707-943-3011

Myers Country Inn c 12913 Ave. of the Giants, Myers Flat www.myersinn.com 800-500-6464 Redcrest Resort & Gift Shop c 26459 Ave. of the Giants, Redcrest www.redcrestresort.com 707-722-4208

Sherwood Forest Motel c 814 Redwood Dr., Garberville www.sherwoodforestmotel.com 707-923-2721 Vacation House in the Redwoods c Ave. of the Giants, Pepperwood www.vrbo.com/226197 707-722-4330

Trinidad Bay Vacation Rentals Various properties in Trinidad www.trinidadbayvacationrentals.com 707-845-1144

LOST COAST ~ SHELTER COVE

Turtle Rocks Oceanfront Inn 3392 Patricks Point Dr., Trinidad www.turtlerocksinn.com 707-677-3707

Inn of The Lost Coast 205 Wave Dr., Shelter Cove www.innofthelostcoast.com 707-986-7521 Spyglass Inn at Shelter Cove 118 Dolphin Dr., Shelter Cove www.spyglassinnatsheltercove.com 707-986-4030

TRINIDAD ~ ORICK Abalone Cove Oceanfront Vacation Rental P.O. Box 2036, Trinidad www.abcove.com/trinidad 707-677-0922 Contemporary Farmhouse at Redwood National Park 123303 Hwy 101, Orick www.vrbo.com/225358 909-496-3743 Cottages on Ocean Bluff P.O. Box 1235, Trinidad www.trinidadbluffs.com 707-498-7238 Elk Meadow Cabins 7 Valley Green Camp Road www.elkmeadowcabins.com 866-733-9637 Emerald Forest Cabins & RV 753 Patrick’s Point Dr.,Trinidad www.emeraldforestcabins.com 707-677-3554 Forest Haven Cottages c 980 S. Westhaven Dr., Trinidad www.foresthavencottage.com

707-677-9433

Lost Whale Inn 3452 Patrick’s Pt Dr., Trinidad www.lostwhaleinn.com 800-677-7859 Ocean Grove Lodge & Restaurant 480 Patrick’s Pt. Dr., Trinidad pages.suddenlink.net/oceangrove

707-677-3543

Oceanfront Chalet Just north of Trinidad www.Oceanfrontchalet.com 707-601-0400 Patrick’s Point Inn 3602 Patrick’s Point Dr., Trinidad

707-677-3483

Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals Multiple locations, Trinidad and more. RedwoodVacations.com

707-633-6635‎

Sylvan Harbor RV Park & Cabins 875 Patricks Pt. Dr., Trinidad www.sylvanharbor.com 707-677-9988 EUREKA Bayshore Mall HWY 101 (707) 476-0400 ARCATA 987 H St (10th & H) (707) 822-3090 SHOP ONLINE www.humboldtclothing.com www.VisitRedwoods.com

Trinidad Bay Bed & Breakfast 560 Edwards St., Trinidad www.trinidadbaybnb.com 707-677-0840

Trinidad Retreats c Vacation rental homes in Trinidad www.trinidadretreats.com 707-601-6645

View Crest Lodge 3415 Patrick’s Point Dr., Trinidad www.viewcrestlodge.com

707-677-3393

WILLOW CREEK ~ ORLEANS Bigfoot Motel 39039 Hwy 299, Willow Creek www.BigfootMotel.com

530-629-2142

China Creek Cottages 40526 Hwy 299, Willow Creek www.chinacreekcottages.com

530-629-3355

Coho Cottages c Hwy 299, Willow Creek www.cohocottages.com 530-629-4000 Klamath River Lodge Hwy 96, Orleans www.klamathriverlodge.com 707-499-0901 Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals Multiple locations, Willow Creek and more. RedwoodVacations.com 707-633-6635 Sandy Bar Ranch 797 Ishi Pishi Rd, Orleans www.sandybar.com 530-627-3379 Trinity River Cabin Riverfront, Willow Creek www.vrbo.com/182950 707-677-0446

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

North Coast Furnished Rentals Range of fully furnished, high-end, affordable homes. www.northcoastfurnishedrentals.com 707-445-9665 Northern Redwoods Bed & Breakfast Assoc. Variety of unique, hospitable inns throughout Humboldt. www.northernredwoods.com Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals c 75-plus studios, homes, cabins, cottages & condos countywide. www.RedwoodVacations.com 707-834-6555 Trinidad Retreats Vacation home rentals in Trinidad, Mckineyville, Arcata, Eureka. www.TrinidadRetreats.com 707-601-6645 Wayward Glamping Complete glamping provisions set up at location of your choice. www.waywardglamping.com 707-672-4417

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MAP & GUIDE HUMBOLDT’S BEST Outdoor Adventures • Scenic & Historic Sites Arts & Family Fun • Lodging & Dining

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