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Bull Creek Flats

Bull Creek Flats

Bull Creek Flats

Bull Creek Flats

Location: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Humboldt County, CA
Miles: 9 miles
Difficulty: easy – moderate
Duration: 5.5 hours
Users: Hikers only. No dogs, horses, and mountain bikes. No wheelchair access.
Features: Bull Creek, redwood and fir forest, Big Tree Area, Flat Iron Tree, Albee Creek

Humboldt Redwood State Park shelters several of the world’s tallest trees, and a lot of these are seen on either side of this trail. Bull Creek Flat trail extends up to a 9-mile path and has a fairly flat trail that only allows hikers to use. The hike in the majestic forest of redwoods and fir trees gives visitors a sense of calmness and serenity.

One of the highlights in this hike is the Big Trees Area, which sweeps through the incredible forest with towering trees.

Top 3 Adventure Hacks

1) Stay alert on the road

Be careful about walking alongside the narrow road as there are few vehicles that pass through.

2) Taste the berries

There are a lot of delicious blackberries, don’t miss out on this great experience.

3) Watch out for Poison Oak

Be very careful with your hike as there is plenty of poison oak, it’s best to wear hiking pants when you go for this hike.

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