Orick - (3.5 miles; Loop) - Hope Creek / Ten Taypo Trail

Newton B. Drury Scenic Highway
Orick, California 95555
Humboldt County
Phone: 707-465-7354

The Hope Creek / Ten Taypo Trail Loop is a peaceful hike that takes visitors along a well manicured path through beautiful redwoods in a tranquil setting right off the road.  Because the very popular Ossagon Trailhead is right across the street, this trail is often overlooked and offers people a great chance to explore a low-trafficked area.  We really enjoyed this hike on a sunny Humboldt afternoon and think you will too. 
Park info: 
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is amazing!  Hiking, camping, beaches, wildlife and more.  Check out our Prairie Creek Park Section for more info about all it has to offer. 
Distance: 3.5 miles; loop
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
Dogs: No
There is camping in the park.  Click HERE for more info. 

How to get there:
You can pick up the trailhead from either Newton B Drury exit off of Highway 101.  Check out the map for your best route. 
More info:
Parking is free in the park.  Please pack out all your trash. 
Other things to do in the area:
The Skunk Cabbage Trail is a nearby trail that is pretty awesome.  Our Eat & Drink section has a complete list of places to eat in Humboldt.  If you're looking to hit the road, visit the NorCalPulse Road Trip section for fun things to do no matter what direction you decide to go. 
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