Redwood Creek Trail – Redwood National Park
Location: Orick, CA
Features: Hiking trails, bird watching, no dogs, incredible scenery
Home to the tallest trees on the planet, the Redwood National Park is a haven for vast prairies, oak woodlands, river ways, and rugged coastline. It features the Redwood Creek, which is the only place in the park where campers can camp anywhere they like along the six miles gravel creek bed and quarter mile downstream of the Tall Trees Groves. Moreover, the park is also home to a number of trails. One of which is the Redwood Creek Trail.
The trail is easily accessed from Highway 101. It is the second most visited trail after Lady Bird Johnson Trail, in Redwood National Park. The trail takes hikers through Elam Camp, Tall Trees Grove, and Redwood Creek.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) Camp comfortably
Whether it may be a tent, an inflatable pad, a sleeping bag, or a hammock, make sure that these are comfortable – being ultralight is a plus factor.
2) Use a comfortable backpack
Long treks on technical terrain can be very straining. Thus, it is important to use a backpack that fits perfectly and curves according to your spine.
3) Don’t get lost
Trails can go for miles. Of course, you don’t want to get lost! A map, GPS, compass are essential devices that can help you located campsites, water, and an emergency exit route in case of emergency.