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Hike the Rockefeller Forest Loop

Humboldt County, California

Details

Distance

0.7 miles

Elevation Gain

20 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by Sara Sheehy

Hike under a canopy of ancient trees in the world's largest contiguous old growth Redwood forest.

From the Avenue of the Giants turn west onto Mattole Road. Continue 1.5 miles to the Rockefeller Forest trailhead.

Rockefeller Forest is a less well known grove in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It's distance from the main road shelters the forest from traffic noise. The trail is wide and smooth, suitable for families and the less adventurous.

The redwoods in Rockefeller Forest are densely spaced and make for gorgeous photo opportunities.

Albee and Burlington campgrounds are nearby for an evening of glimpsing the stars through the redwood canopy.

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Features

Fitness
Photography
Running
Hiking
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic

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