Aug 182015
 
#101 - Hoopa Tribal Museum

Thousands of years before the Europeans ever reached the coast of California, Native Americans lived a rich and cultured life in the area now known >more

Aug 182015
 
#99 - Fishing Trinity

The Trinity River watershed is an “Angler’s Paradise” offering four seasons of world-class fishing. Along with its feeder streams, the Trinity River provides more than >more

Aug 182015
 
#87 - Tide-Pooling

The best time for tide-pooling is during spring tides (“spring” in the sense of “jump,” not the season), those that happen every two weeks when >more

Aug 182015
 
#86 - Luffenholz Beach

One of Humboldt County’s most spectacular secret spots, Luffenholz Beach is a rocky cove with some of the best tide pools anywhere. It also offers >more

Aug 182015
 
#85 - Big Lagoon County Park

Big Lagoon is formed by a long sand spit that separates it from the Pacific Ocean. The spit is really a continuation of Agate Beach, >more

Aug 172015
 
#66 - Public Activities at HSU

Performing Arts — Humboldt State brings big acts to campus and everyone from the HSU Symphonic Band to Willie Nelson has performed in the campus’s >more

Aug 172015
 
#49 - Woodley Island

One of three natural islands in Humboldt Bay, Woodley Island offers sightseeing with a nautical flavor. Its marina is the largest in Humboldt Bay, with >more

Aug 172015
 
#45 - Eureka’s Historic Buildings

In the Victorian style of architecture, more is better: more decorative flourishes; more ornate carvings, turrets and gables; more craftsmen and more embellishment. Take a >more

Aug 172015
 
#44 - Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Perhaps the most delightful way to experience the Victorian seaport of Old Town Eureka is by horse-drawn carriage. Fortunately, that’s easily enough done. Brendan Fearon, >more

Aug 172015
 
#32 - The Immortal Tree

Along the Avenue of the Giants off Hwy 101 stands one of the most durable trees in history. The Immortal Tree is over 950 years >more

Aug 172015
 
#31 - The Eternal Tree House

The Eternal Tree House is a fascinating stop on the Avenue of the Giants, a one-time natural colossus that stood for more than 2,500 years >more

Aug 172015
 
#30 - Cuneo Creek Horse Camp

Cuneo Creek Horse Camp is a complete campground designed specifically for equestrians and their animals. The camp features five family campsites, accommodating up to eight >more

Aug 172015
 
#29 - Redwood Hiking Trails

Humboldt Redwoods State Park has hundreds of miles of trails. There are so many it’s hard to decide where to hike. View our map on >more

Aug 172015
 
#28 - Eel River Swimming Holes

One of the most striking features of Humboldt County is the magnificent Eel River. The North and Middle Forks of the Eel have been designated >more

Aug 172015
 
#27 - Humboldt Redwoods State Park

The natural crown jewel of the county is Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This is the definitive spot to see the magnificence of California’s famous coastal >more

Aug 172015
 
#25 - Shrine Drive Thru Tree

During the early 1920s, promoters of California’s tourism industry devised a clever way to entice visitors to see the captivating beauty of the redwood forests >more

Aug 172015
 
#24 - The Myers Country Inn

The peaceful village of Myers Flat is nestled in the heart of the redwood forest, a centerpiece of the Avenue of the Giants. The Myers >more

Aug 172015
 
#23 - The Riverwood Inn

Although it may have died out elsewhere, the all-American roadhouse still survives in northern California. Roadhouses are small, old inns, usually with a dance hall, >more

Aug 172015
 
#22 - Pacific Ocean Fishing

Shelter Cove is one of California’s premiere ocean fishing destinations. Fishermen come for the salmon, which are found close to the shore here May through >more

Aug 172015
 
#20 - Punta Gorda Lighthouse

If there had been an Alcatraz of lighthouses in the early 1900s, the Punta Gorda light station would have been it. It was as isolated >more

Aug 172015
 
#19 - Cape Mendocino Lighthouse

In 1999, a large helicopter lifted the lantern off the historic, but badly deteriorated, Cape Mendocino Lighthouse and flew it 35 miles to the resort >more

Aug 172015
 
#18 - Shelter Cove’s Abundant Wildlife

The King Range National Conservation Area, established in 1970 as the nation’s first National Conservation Area, is an extremely special place for nature- and wildlife-lovers. >more

Aug 172015
 
#17 - Benbow Valley Golf Course

With meticulously tended greens and glorious Humboldt County views, the Benbow Valley Golf Course near Garberville is not only the lone public golf course in >more

Aug 172015
 
#13 - One-Log House

Domicile, habitat, home — it’s where your heart is or isn’t. In the case of the One-Log House, the heartwood of a 2,100 year old >more

Aug 172015
 
#12 - Richardson's Grove State Park

Heading north on Hwy 101 from Mendocino into Humboldt County, you will encounter significant old-growth redwood forests at Richardson Grove State Park. Established in 1922 >more

Aug 172015
 
#11 - Famers' Markets & Farm Stands

A coastal climate and long growing season help Humboldt County farmers produce a bountiful crop each year. At local farmers’ markets, you’ll find everything from >more

Aug 172015
 
#9 - Redwood Adventures

Want to get away from it all and enjoy some quality time in the great outdoors? Redwood Parks Lodge Company offers full-service hospitality to all >more

Aug 172015
 
#8 - Six Rivers National Forest

Six Rivers National Forest is enormous, offering a wide variety of activities for people of every age. It encompasses nearly one million acres and stretches >more

Aug 172015
 
#6- Disc Golf

Disc golf is a wildly popular and fun pastime in Humboldt County. It’s so easy to play that just about anyone of any age can >more

Aug 172015
 
#4 - Bicycling & Running

Take in the natural beauty of Humboldt County and let “people power” carry you to the finish line with cycling and running races. Local running >more

Aug 172015
 
#5 - Getting Creative with Beads

Whether wearing it, admiring it or making it, most people simply love jewelry. If you like to create jewelry, you’ll discover many delightful bead shops >more

Aug 172015
 
#3 - Casinos in Humboldt

  Going to a casino can be lots of fun and incredibly rewarding. There are several places to try your luck in Humboldt County. At >more

Aug 172015
 
#1 - Humboldt County Wines

Humboldt County is becoming a destination for tasting unique, handcrafted wines. There is a dedicated community of artisan wineries and vineyards whose passion and enthusiasm >more

Dec 082012
 
#41- Fortuna Depot Museum

In 1889 the Eel River and Eureka Railroad constructed a depot at the foot of 7th Street. It remained in service through 1965, and in >more

Dec 082012
 
#39- Korobi Stables

A great way to enjoy the northcoast from a different perspective is to ride on horseback. While horseback riding anywhere can be an adventure, taking >more

Dec 082012
 
#42 - Salmon Pass Trail

Set out on a hike through the Headwaters Forest Reserve with a knowledgeable guide. Meet up with the Park Ranger who will be your guide >more

Dec 082012
 
#38 - Rohner Park

Treat yourself and your family to a day in the park. Fortuna’s Rohner Park has a long history of memory-making for local folks and visitors >more

Dec 082012
 
#43 - Loleta Cheese Factory

The processes used to make some of the most delectable dairy foods in the world involve the finest ingredients, lots of labor and, most importantly, >more

Dec 082012
 
#57 - Parasol Arts Pottery Painting

Paint your own pottery: choose from over 100 different ceramic items—from dinnerware, cookie jars and pitchers to holiday ornaments, tiles, toy banks and treasure boxes. >more

Dec 082012
 
#51 - Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum

Humboldt Bay was settled in the early 19th century and has had a rich seafaring history filled with adventure, passion, and especially, disaster. From 1850 >more

Dec 082012
 
#52 - Humboldt Botanical Gardens

In the Humboldt Botanical Garden family members of all ages can relax and experience the wonders of nature. This 44.5 acre garden features five major >more

Dec 082012
 
#55 - Clarke Historical Museum

The rich and diverse history of Humboldt County and California’s northern coast come alive at the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka. Housed in a 1912 >more

Dec 082012
 
#54 - Eureka's Murals

One of the great things about Eureka is the amazing support the town gives to local artists. Public, outdoor art manifests itself in the form >more

Dec 082012
 
#61 - Sequoia Park Zoo

Watershed Heroes Exhibit — Now Open! The River otters have returned to Sequoia Park Zoo! The otters are thriving in a stunning new exhibit that >more

Dec 082012
 
#65 - Headwaters Forest Reserve

Imagine standing under a towering forest canopy, streams of light coming through the leaves and the gentle twitter of birds echoing from the woods surrounding >more

Dec 082012
 
#59 - Humboldt Roller Derby

Combine athletic women, hot pants, a great announcer, food, beer, a live band, a family filled crowd and what do you get? Humboldt Roller Derby >more

Dec 082012
 
#69 - Arcata's Historic Landmarks

Arcata is a great place to encounter visually exciting historic architecture. The town was settled around 1850 under the name of Union, and underwent several >more

Dec 082012
 
#68 - Arcata Community Forest

If you’re looking for attractions in the rugged outdoors close to all the comforts of town, the Arcata Community Forest is perfect. This incredible redwood >more

Dec 082012
 
#67 - Humboldt Crabs Baseball

Known as America’s favorite pastime, watching baseball is one of the best ways to spend a summer afternoon. Just because there aren’t any Big League >more

Dec 082012
 
#75 - Mad River County Park

For a magnificent, memorable beach and riverside experience, head straight to Mad River County Park. Here you can see wildlife in its natural habitat along >more

Dec 082012
 
#77 -  The Arcata Skatepark

Skateboarders know: the Arcata Skatepark a great spot to ride. If you’re not a skater, you’ll still love watching experienced riders hit the concrete and >more

Dec 082012
 
#76 -  Arcata Community Pool

During certain times of the year, the weather in Humboldt County won’t cooperate when you want to experience the wonderful outdoor activities the area has >more

Dec 082012
 
#74 - Freshwater Park

Freshwater Park is only a couple of miles east of the beautiful little community of Freshwater but steps decades back in time — back to >more

Dec 082012
 
#80 - Hammond Coastal Trail

One of the best places to bike, hike, jog, or ride a horse in Humboldt County is the Hammond Coastal Trail. Part of the California >more

Dec 082012
 
#78 - Azalea State Nature Reserve

If gardens are your interest, you’ll love Azalea State Nature Reserve, particularly in the spring when this 30-acre park is in full bloom. The beauty >more

Dec 082012
 
#83 - Trinidad State Beach

One of the most popular and spectacularly beautiful beaches in Humboldt County is Trinidad State Beach, a rock-strewn, mile long expanse of sandy beach that >more

Dec 082012
 
#84 - Kayaking Trinidad

Trinidad’s coastline is impressive from the beach, but it’s even more beautiful from the water as you paddle among seastacks and out into Trinidad Bay. >more

Dec 082012
 
#82 - Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse

Many people love to see the historical lighthouses that dot the coast of Northern California. The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is a shining example of these. >more

Dec 082012
 
#88 - Patrick's Point State Park

Patrick’s Point State Park is located in the heart of Redwood Country. If seeing spectacular panoramas, rocky cliffs, hiking trails and sandy beaches is always >more

Dec 082012
 
#89 - Agate Beach

At Patrick’s Point State Park there are great trails, great views and Agate Beach, a wonderfully pebbly beach made for agate hunting. This beach is >more

Dec 082012
 
#90 - Sumeg Village

Today, members of the Yurok Tribe live in modern houses and have modern-day lifestyles. Many of the nearly 5,000 enrolled members of California’s largest Indian >more

Dec 082012
 
#95 - Kayak Trips

Located 50 minutes north of Eureka and 45 minutes south of Crescent City, Orick serves as a gateway to Redwood National and State Parks and >more

Dec 082012
 
#94 - Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Agate hunting, bird-watching, beachcombing, boating and whale watching are all popular outdoor activities for families along the West Coast. One of the best places to >more

Dec 082012
 
#93 - Amazing Fern Canyon

Fern Canyon is a spot in Humboldt County where you can take a leisurely stroll, leave everything else behind and enter a magical world. As >more

Dec 082012
 
#98 - River Rafting Trinity River

A magnet for rafters and kayakers of all ages and skill levels, the Trinity River literally offers something for everyone, and people are drawn here >more