California North Coast Visitor Information

Petrified Forest, Calistoga

Step back in Time, over 3 million years, and follow the trail of majestic petrified redwood giants arrayed before you in a fascinating grove in beautiful California wine country.

The Petrified Forest of Calistoga, California attracts thousands of visitors every year. Geologists call this attraction one of the finest examples of a pliocene fossil forest in the world. The park itself is privately owned and has been since its first proprietor started excavating the large petrified trees in 1871.

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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.