Humboldt County Outdoor & Adventure

With the most coastline of any county in California, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, an abundance of parks and some of Northern California’s best camping, Humboldt County is a nature lover’s playground.

Spend the day exploring the Avenue of the Giants, enjoy an afternoon at one of our beautiful beaches or take on a trail in one of our amazing parks; you’ve got options. We’ve put together some ideas for you below. Click on the categories you want to view and check out our list of choices. Enjoy!

If we’re missing your favorite outdoor or recreational activity in Humboldt, please let us know so we can share it with other adventurous people looking to have some fun.

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Trinidad - Big Lagoon County Park

Big Lagoon Park Road
Trinidad (North of), California 95570
Northern Humboldt
Phone: 707-445-7651

Big Lagoon County Park has a little something for everyone and is one of the places on the Northern California Coast where you can truly find the peace and serenity that comes with the beauty of...

Orick - Stone Lagoon Beach

Highway 101
Orick, California 95555
Northern Humboldt
Phone: 707-677-3570

This beautiful park is popular for kayaking, fishing and beachcombing.  Elk are likely to be seen along the shores of the lagoon adding to the coolness of the park.  The Pacific Ocean...


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Avenue of the Giants

It’s hard to describe the Avenue of the Giants experience as it’s so much more than a 31-mile drive through some of the biggest and most beautiful Redwoods you will ever see.

Within the drive there are hiking trails, campgrounds, tourist attractions, art galleries, restaurants, multiple places you can access the Eel River and many other points of interest that make a trip through the Avenue of the Giants a great way to spend the day.

Sport & Rec

Want some action, a little bit of physical activity, but don't want to do the hiking/camping thing? This is the place! Golf, paintball, Roller Deby and more, you'll find them all conveniently located here.

Come get some!

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Northern California Winter Sports; snowboarding, skiing, snowmobiles and more!

The North Coast rarely sees snow but that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on Winter Sports! In Northern California, Oregon, Nevada and Lake Tahoe, you can find resorts for skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiles and other family-friendly activities!!!

Find some below. We have listed them in order of closeness to Eureka. Let’s hit the snow!


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