Geotourism MapGuide Welcome to California's Redwood Coast

Long famous as the home of the world's tallest trees, this scenic region is so rugged that explorers continue to look for new "champion" redwoods. Join us in celebrating California's Redwood Coast: a region that offers sparkling beaches, cascading rivers, quiet countryside, historic communities and a forest as old as the dinosaurs.

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 California Coastal National Monument ~ Viewpoint ~ Trinidad Offshore Rocks

Pewetole Island

Photo © Bob Wick

Trinidad Bay spotlights the California Coastal National Monument like nowhere else! Gaze from the cliff at the end of Trinity Street, near the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse in the small City of Trinidad, 14 miles north of Arcata.

The view out to sea crosses Prisoner Rock to the more that 200’ high Pilot Rock. Looking south down the coast to Button Rock and Camel Rock are numerous other monument rocks of various shapes and sizes. To the north across the east side of the Trinidad Head (a...
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Towering redwoods define the character of the California Redwoods Birding Trail.

Photo © F.L. Hiser, Jr.

 California Redwoods Birding Trail

Del Norte County, on California's wild Redwood Coast, has recorded more species of birds (421 as of 2007) than eighteen entire U.S. states and nine Canadian territories and provinces. The birding trail's forty-four best viewing sites are marked throughout the county along a hundred-mile driving...
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The Featherbed Railroad features antique (recycled!) railroad cabooses settled among centuries-old bay and redwood trees.

Photo © Julian Jenkins

 Sleep in a Caboose at the Featherbed Railroad Bed & Breakfast

At the Featherbed Railroad, guests sleep in one of our nine luxuriously-furnished (recycled!) caboose suites.

We are located on the north shore of Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California and possibly the oldest lake in North America, also known as the "Bass Capitol of...
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