#101 Bigfoot Scenic Highway

November 1, 2013

Bigfoot Scenic Highway

You will find couple of drives more beautiful in Humboldt County compared to one across the Bigfoot Scenic Byway, also called Hwy 96. The street starts in Willow Creek, that is also called the Gateway to Bigfoot Country, and finishes 89 miles later in Happy Camping. On the way, you’ll undergo an area that features probably the most sightings of Sasquatch anywhere in america. Impressive mountain ranges on each side, wild hurrying rivers and lots of possibilities for entertainment await for your journey. You will find many quaint cities where one can stretch your legs, grab a bite to consume, find out more about the neighborhood culture and even perhaps take part in a Bigfoot-related festival.

Wildlife viewing can also be excellent across the striking byway. You may have the opportunity to place elk, deer, river otters, minks, bald eagles, peregrine falcons and perhaps Bigfoot themself. Whitewater rafting, biking and hiking are wonderful in this region. You’ll go past several backwoods areas. Hikers love the simple use of Marble Mountain Backwoods, where one can hop to the epic Off-shore Crest Trail or relax through the side of among the 89 glacial ponds. Using the local misconceptions, wild beauty and abundant activities, you might want to result in the trip traverses just a few hrs, and also the ride is worthwhile.


Willow Creek to Happy Camping (google maps)

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Harry A Merlo State Recreation Area

Fishing from shoreline using the wind inside your hair, sand beneath your ft and also the seem of crashes waves without anyone’s knowledge could be a relaxing, tranquil experience. Generate a folding chair, a cooler with cold drinks and bait, and cast your line out in to the beautiful Gulf Of Mexico for any truly enjoyable time. Catch silver fish, algae bass, snapper, lingcod, perch, halibut plus much more. At Harry A. Merlo Condition Entertainment Area, have a stroll with the 830 acres of striking natural surroundings, viewing wildlife while partaking in great fishing. The waters will also be ideal for windsurfing. The park is next to Humboldt Lagoons Condition Park, 32 miles north of Eureka on Hwy 101.

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#92 Prairie Creek Redwoods Condition Park

October 30, 2013

Prairie Creek is really a small drainage entering the Gulf Of Mexico near Orick. This humble waterway may be the namesake from the 23-square-mile Prairie Creek Redwoods Condition Park, a sanctuary of old-growth redwoods put aside in early 20’s through the Condition of California and also the Save-the-Redwoods League. Using more than 280 Save-the-Redwoods League memorial groves, the >more

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#91 Humboldt Lagoons Condition Park

October 29, 2013

Agate hunting, bird-watching, beachcombing, boating and whale watching are popular outside activities for families across the West Coast. Among the best places to complete many of these and much more reaches the Humboldt Lagoons Condition Park. In early 1900s, Dry Lagoon was drained to create method for crops and dairy ranches. The >more

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#100 Hoopa Tribal Museum

October 28, 2013

1000’s of years prior to the Men and women ever arrived at the coast of California, Indigenous Peoples resided a wealthy and cultured existence in the region now referred to as Humboldt County. Today, their wealthy history is maintained and showed in the Hoopa Tribal Museum. This tremendous collection shows the heritage from the Yurok, Hoopa and Karuk tribes that >more

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#96 Trinity River Scenic Byway

October 27, 2013

Between your Central Valley of California and also the Off-shore Coast are the most magnificent streets you can actually aspire to drive. One particular road may be the Trinity River Scenic Byway, the western portion of Hwy 299. This roadway crosses an incredible choice of diverse terrain. The Forest Service has known as this stretch of >more

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#94 Klamath River Jet Boat Tours

October 26, 2013

The Klamath River is famous all over the world like a beautiful, pristine river that runs from Altamont in Klamath County of Southern Or, dips into Humboldt County, and continues completely towards the Gulf Of Mexico close to the capital of scotland- Klamath in southern Del Norte County. Get pleasure from this attractive river in the comfortable >more

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#98 Mad River Seafood Hatchery

October 25, 2013

The Mad River Seafood Hatchery, run by the California Department of Seafood &#38 Game was created to enhance local fish, steelhead and trout populations. Fish and steelhead are launched in to the Mad River and trout are launched into nearby ponds. The hatchery produces 250,000 steelhead yearlings and 64,000 catchable rainbow trout yearly. Plus the hatchery >more

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#93 Amazing Fern Canyon

October 24, 2013

Fern Canyon is really a place in Humboldt County where one can have a leisurely stroll, leave anything else behind and enter an enchanting world. Since it’s title indicates, this beautiful, natural question is really a one-mile lengthy box canyon, including a small stone-bottom creek, in which the walls, completely covered in ferns, tower 50 to 80 >more

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#97 White Water Rafting and Fishing

October 23, 2013

Hurrying rapids, calm and peaceful waters and fantastic sights are only a couple of of what await yourself on the Trinity River. You may enjoy exciting whitened-water rafting adventures which will satisfy the best thrill searchers. Servings of the forest are ranked a 4 and 5 in line with the Worldwide Rating Scale >more

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