Lanphere Dunes Guided Walk

Join a Friends of the Dunes naturalist for a guided tour of the Lanphere Dunes Unit of the Humboldt Bay Wildlife Refuge. A place where sand dunes, forestland & wetlands meet - just a few miles from Eureka & Arcata.

Walks are offered on the first Saturday of every month, participants will be eligible for an access permit after the walk. Meet at Pacific Union School at 3001 Janes Road in Arcata to carpool to the protected site.

Please call and pre-register for walks, or email All walks and workshops are free unless otherwise noted.  707.444.1397

Visit Friends of the Dunes for a current schedule of guided walks, restoration workdays and other events. You may also stop in at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center for more information and brochures.

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