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Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park

Grizzly Creek is the perfect place to get away from it all to camp, canoe, kayak, fish, swim and picnic. You’ll find yourself among North Coast redwoods as the Van Duzen River flows peacefully beside your campground.

Photo Credit: Mike Shoys

Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park

Getting There

The park is 20 miles southeast of Eureka on HWY 101, then 17 miles east of HWY 36.

Things to Do

Best things to do in July include:

  • Camp
  • Hike: For hikers, Grizzly Creek offers beautiful loop trails through the old growth redwood groves, most of them climbing up out of the river gorge challenging even the experienced hikers.
  • BBQ
  • Swim
  • Fish for salmon and steelhead. Check online information regarding season and regulations.

Where to Stay

30 campsites are available year round. Make reservations May through September, and first-come first-served the rest of the year. Book a camp site through our travel center!

Trip Tips/Things to See

Good things to keep in mind:

  • The weather during the summer months is just about perfect, usually ranging in the 70s and 80s. During the winter, it stays cool and wet, making it the perfect place to fish for steelhead and salmon.
  • Due west go explore California’s Lost Coast, that amazing stretch of wild coast and mountains between Sinkyone Wilderness State Park in the south to Petrolia in the north.

Nearby State Parks

Some nearby parks include:

  • Victorian village of Ferndale and Ft. Humboldt to the north.
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park with Avenue of the Giants to the south,
  • Ruth Lake to the east.

More Resources

Department of Parks and Recreation: Official Park Webpage

Nonprofit Organization: Save The Redwoods League

More Fun Ideas at: Weekend Sherpa



California State Parks Foundation

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