Hike Grasshopper Mountain

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The hike to Grasshopper Mountain is a 14.5 mile trail in Humboldt Redwoods State Park featuring amazing views of the entire park and the surrounding mountains and forests.

This is an incredible, yet difficult, hike that rewards you with unmatched views. In the spring, wildflowers are abundant. Watch for wildlife too! You begin the hike by crossing the Eel River. The bridge is blown down, so you will have to swim or find a shallow portion of the river. Your dedication to crossing the river means you will find solitude on the trail. The trail starts out surrounded by thick redwoods, but the scenery changes to pine trees as you go up. The top of the hike is a great location for a snack, picnic lunch, or midday nap. 

Distance

14.5 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

3750 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Fitness, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

Benbow KOA

Humboldt County, California

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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