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Del Norte Coast – Where the Redwoods Meet the Sea

Published on: September 29, 2012

Photos left to right: Battery Point Light House; St. George Reef Light Station; Redwood National and State Parks; Del Norte coastline

Look for the place where towering redwoods meet the sea.  Somewhere between the crashing surf and complete silence of the giant forests you’ll grapple with words to describe Northern California’s coastal beauty. Del Norte County’s complex and compelling treasures to soak up like the generous rainfalls that average nearly 50 inches per year, are beyond any coastal experience you’ll find on Earth.  Locals don’t brag so much about their surroundings because words fall short of the magnificence that pictures only partially capture.  Read more…>

TO SEE:

  • More than 200 miles of coastal redwood trails featuring foot, bicycle, or horse trails
  • Roosevelt elk, the largest subspecies of North American elk, is one of the most commonly seen mammals in Redwood National and State Parks.
  • Drive through a tree: 3 coast redwood drive-through trees along US 101 in Klamath, Myers Flat, and Legget, Calif.
  • Ranger led or self-guided tidepool walks
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