Coastal Trail (Fern Canyon/Ossagon Section)
Location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Humboldt County, CA
Miles: 5.4 miles
Difficulty: easy – moderate
Duration: 3 hours
Users: Bikes permitted. Dogs and horses not permitted. No wheelchair access.
Features: Breathtaking coastal hike, possible Roosevelt elk sightings, Fern Canyon, dense forest, hidden waterfalls, beach
Note: There is a campsite 3 miles in. However, this parking area doesn’t allow overnight parking. To use the campsites, park at the east side of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. To reach the trail camp from the east side is a 7.5 mile one-way hike, or 15 miles there and back over 2 days.
Note 2: Trailers and RVs not permitted at the Fern Canyon Trailhead