Humboldt Redwoods’ backpacking camps aren’t anywhere near the big lowland redwoods that the park is famous for; they’re all on old logging roads in somewhat dull redwood uplands. They do, however, tend to be pretty quiet and little-used as a result.
In a small but very attractive old-growth redwood grove, this is the most scenic of Humboldt Redwoods’s trail camps.
A quiet, remote trail camp well off the main trail to Grasshopper Peak.
An ever quieter and more remote trail camp in the least-visited part of Humboldt Redwoods.
Conveniently located just below Grasshopper Peak, under a spruce tree at the edge of a meadow.
The most popular trail camp in Humboldt Redwoods. Used to have some cabins, but they’re now collapsed.
The 18-mile-long Lost Coast Trail is remote, difficult to get to, and challenging to hike, but also incredibly scenic. On the trail is a series of backcountry camps, some remote, some near the trailheads and easily accessed by car.
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