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In planning our trip to Northern California and the Redwoods we selected the small coastal town of Trinidad to be our home base. It’s just a little over an hour south of Crescent City and reasonably close to some of the nearby state and national parks.

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Short on time but desperate to get up close to a colossal redwood? Then the Big Tree Wayside is a must stop on your way through Prairie Creek Redwood State Park.

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The Fern Canyon trail leads through a narrow gorge with moisture dripping from 50 to 80 feet high cliffs completely covered with ferns and mosses. Some ancient fern species can trace their ancestry back hundreds of millions of years.

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The 44 acre Stout Memorial Grove trail in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park leads through colossal redwoods 300+ feet tall with magnificent views.

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A fun and unique experience, the rail bike tour is an out and back with a short break and talk near the old mine while the bikes are turned around.


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Trekking The National Parks

FUN + EDUCATIONAL: The perfect recipe for a family game night! Appeals to outdoor lovers, board game players and gift givers. One of the top educational board games for families.

Trekking The National Parks Board Game