Explore Dunes and Wildlife Habitat at Humboldt Coastal Nature Center

The Humboldt Coastal Nature Center is the gateway to the Redwood Coast’s Manila Dunes, and over 1,000 acres of coastal wildlife habitat. It lies between the Manila Dunes Recreation Area to the south and the Ma-le’l Dunes Cooperative Management Area … Continue reading

Best Humboldt County Dog Friendly Beaches near Fortuna and Eureka

There are 10 dog friendly off-leash beaches along the 100 mile Redwood Coast in Humboldt County. Three beaches with Pacific Ocean access near Fortuna and Eureka are Centerville Beach, South Split, and Samoa Dunes Recreation Area. Letting your “four-legged friend … Continue reading

Humboldt Christmas Events: Lighted Trucker + Tractor Parades

Highlights of the Christmas holiday season in Humboldt County are three famous Christmas lighted trucker and tractor parades, plus spectacular lighted tree displays. You may come for a parade, but don’t miss all the other great musical and theatrical holiday … Continue reading

Best Whale Watching Along CA Redwood Coast

March, April and May are some of the best months to watch for whales migrating north along the Redwood Coast in Humboldt County. California (or eastern Pacific) gray whales make the longest known migration of any mammals, from winter calving … Continue reading

Fortuna Christmas 2017: Holiday Lights Music & Home Tour

Visitors to Fortuna can join in its holiday festivities throughout December. Main Street is aglow with holiday lights each evening, and the Christmas Electric Light Parade will add the spectacle of vehicles decorated in thousands of holiday lights on Friday, … Continue reading