California North Coast Visitor Information

Humboldt County

The 300-foot-tall redwoods tower overhead when you drive the 31-mile stretch of Highway 1 called the Avenue of the Giants. The trees within Humboldt Redwoods State park are part of the largest remaining forest of virgin redwood trees in the world. Head west to Rockefeller Forest to see the tallest tree. At Meyers Flat, you can pass through the Drive-Thru-Tree.

Continue up Highway 101 to see the ornate Victorian homes of Ferndale, called the ‘Butterfat Palaces of Cream City,’ reflecting the town’s early dairy wealth. Farther north, you’ll find more Victorian structures in Eureka. Tour Humboldt Bay by boat, then shop and dine in Old Town.

To the north, Arcata’s town square is big on sophisticated shops and restaurants. Try freshly caught fish in the harbor town of Trinidad on the scenic Bay.

Between Orick and Crescent City are the world’s tallest trees-preserved in Redwood Nat’l Park. These trees grow as tall as a 36-story building. Patrick’s Point State Park provides a splendid ocean view.

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Top Attractions in the North Coast Area

Avenue of the Giants
Carson Falls Hike
Hike & Climb in Bodega Bay
Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa
Petrified Forest, Calistoga
Redwoods National Park, Crescent City
Roosevelt Elk, Orick
Safari West, Santa Rosa
Salmon Spawning Tours, Redwood Nat’l Park
Samoa Cookhouse, Eureka
Six Rivers National Forest
Sonoma County Farm Trails
Trees of Mystery, Klamath
Victorian Homes in Ferndale

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Camp-California is concerned about the health and safety of our campers and adventurers. While camping and outdoor activities do offer the ability to self-isolate, we are encouraging all California residents and travelers to shelter in place until further notice. We recognize that getting outdoors is what you do best, and we will be here to reacquaint you with nature once we're cleared for adventure again!


Most private parks are open with 14-day minimums. If you are a full-time RVer looking to shelter in place, a member of the traveling medical profession, or a utility worker looking for a park please call our office and we can connect you with an appropriate location.