I loved writing Hike the Parks: Redwood National & State Parks, my new all-color guidebook coming out June 1 from my long-time publisher Mountaineers Books. I lived in Crescent City and rural Del Norte County from 2000-2005, so I know the area very well. I’d done all the hikes before, some a dozen or more […]
There are five free-entrance days (no fee!) in 2019 for national parks and national monuments in Northern California. Hike your favorite trails, picnic, explore, and enjoy nature with your friends and family. 2019 Free Entrance Days to Northern California National Parks and Monuments Here are the five days in 2019 that you can save your […]
Northern California is a great place for a spring backpacking trip! Here are the best low/middle elevation trails in the Bay Area, Northern Sierra Nevada, Lassen National Forest, Klamath Mountains, redwoods, and North Coast. You can hike many of them year-round, even in winter.
Take a moderate hike on the Klamath section of the Coastal Trail to Hidden Beach, with the option to explore the Yurok Loop Trail. Get world-class views of redwood-clad slopes, the vast Pacific Ocean, and the mouth of the Klamath River, plus enjoy the seclusion of Hidden Beach. Coastal Trail Klamath Section to Hidden Beach […]