Outdoor Recreation Itinerary

By Mary Bullwinkel
Enjoy a round of golf at Redwood Empire Golf & Country Club (707) 725-5194.  There are plenty of hiking opportunities in and around Fortuna. LOOK BELOW for a map of hiking trails in Fortuna’s Rohner Park.  Take a stroll along the Eel River on the trail just off Riverwalk Drive.  During certain times of the year, sign up for a Bureau of land Management guided hike of the Headwaters Forest.   Visit the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge 733-5406 (10 minutes north of  Fortuna). Observe large flocks of Canadian Geese in March, April & May The Humboldt Botanical Garden (442-5139) is located next to College of the Redwoods (12 miles north of Fortuna) Admission is $5 for non-members. See the rose collection, heather collection, rhododendron collection and many types of gardens.

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