Redwood Forest Camping: A Camping Experience You Will Never Forget
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
From Fortuna: approx. 12 miles south off U.S. 101
51,222 acres, over 100 memorial and picnic groves, riding, hiking, nature trails, Eel River swimming, fishing, rafting and camping. The Visitor Center just south of Weott on the Avenue of the Giants features a natural history museum, maps, hiking and camping information. (707) 946-2263
Van Duzen County Park
From Fortuna: approx. 12 miles east on Highway 36
Twelve miles east of Highway 101 on the Van Duzen River; old-growth redwoods, two drive-in campgrounds, picnic sites and group camping. Swimmers Delight offers year-round facilities.
Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park
From Fortuna: approx. 15 miles east on Highway 36
East of Hwy. 101 on Highway 36, 393 densely forested acres. Swim and fish in the Van Duzen River. Camping. Wheelchair accessible.
Richardson Grove State Park
From Fortuna: approx. 52 miles south on U.S. 101
1,000 acre day-use park with picnic areas, swimming, fishing, nature trails, a visitor center, summer campfire programs, food concession, and camping.
Patricks Point State Park
From Fortuna: approx. 48 miles north off U.S. 101
This park is 24 miles north of Eureka, covering 632 acres and has a woodsy plateau 200 feet above the beach. Featuring hiking, nature trail, camping, picnic areas, outdoor museum of natural and area history and a sea lion lookout. Agate and jade hunting on the beach as well as fishing and tidepools.