Headwaters Hike

The Headwaters Forest is one of the largest old growth redwoods preserves comprised of 7,472 acres of old and second growth redwood and fir forest. Headwaters forest hiking opportunities are limited to two separate trails.  One located in Fortuna called the Salmon Pass Trail and and the other hiking trail entrance near Eureka California through the Elk River Trail.  The Headwaters forest was acquired in 1999 and the old growth preserve section has about 5 square miles of old growth.
See the schedule for Headwaters Tours and request a tour here.