Disability Accessible Trails

Accessible Trails in the Heart of the Redwoods

To download the comprehensive e-guide please see:
A Disabled Hiker’s Guide to the Redwoods from Save the Redwoods League

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Newton B. Drury Pkwy
Prairie Creek Visitor Center
Orick, CA

New: An Actiontrack electric all-terrain track chair is now available to assist visitors with mobility challenges in exploring the trails and grandeur of the old growth redwood forests of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Please see link below to reserve the chair free of charge.

Big Tree Trail: 
0.16 miles.

Trailhead is on Newton B. Drury Parkway 1/8 mile north of Big Tree parking area. Roadside parking only.

Campfire Center Trail.
0.34 miles

The trailhead as well as potable water, accessible restroom and accessible parking are located behind Elk Creek Prairie Campground.

Prairie Creek Trail:  
1.5 miles

Trailhead located at the end of the Visitor Center parking lot. Only the first mile is ADA accessible.

Redwood Access Trail:
0.7 miles

Trail can be accessed either from behind the Visitor Center or from the campground.

Revelation Loop Trail:
0.3 miles

Redwoods interpretive trail with special features for visually impaired users. Accessible parking and accessible restroom. Access to the trail is from the Redwood Access Trail behind the Visitor Center or from the campground. 

Foothill Prairie Creek Trail Accessible Loop
: 2.3 miles 

Trail starts at the Visitor Center and uses a portion of the Prairie Creek Trail and Foothill Trail to create the accessible trail loop. Additional accessible trailhead parking and an accessible restroom are at the Big Tree parking area. The trail accesses spectacular old growth forest to include the big tree and pedestrian tunnels through downed old growth trees.

Sue-Meg State Park

4150 Patrick's Point Drive
Trinidad, CA 95570

Campfire Center Trail:
0.22 miles

Paved, level and very popular trail runs to the campfire center. Parking is generally accessible.
Nature Trail (Native American Plants Trail)
0.16 miles accessibility
An interpretive nature trail on packed soil through forest. Trailhead with paved parking at main parking area. Restroom is generally accessible.

Sue-Meg Campfire Center Spur Trail

This trail loops off of Nature Trail for 0.15 miles.

Sue-Meg Access Trail:
This is a short paved level trail is about 500 feet long. Trailhead and generally accessible parking are located at Wedding Rock parking lot. 

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Stop at visitor center for trail maps.
17119 Avenue of the Giants
Weott, CA  95571

Founders Grove Trail:
Is accessible for about 0.50 miles. 

Features founders Tree and the Dyerville Giant, at one time the tallest tree in the world which fell in 1991.
Trailhead - parking lot off Dyerville Loop Rd. four miles north of the Visitor Center.

Gould Grove Nature Trail:
0.6 miles

Trailhead is directly across the road from the Visitor Center, Ave. of the Giants mile marker 16.5. 30 minutes
Trail features 300' trees.

Drury-Chaney Loop Trail: 1.7 miles

Located on the north end of the park. Trailhead is at the Avenue of the Giants mile marker 43.9, just south of the town site of Pepperwood.

Rockefeller Loop Trail/Bull Creek Flats:
0.7 miles 

Elevation +/-: 20 feet. Trailhead is at the foot of the majestic 7,000 acre Rockefeller Forest, traveling near where Bull Creek meets the South Fork Eel River. 1.1 miles west of the Avenue of the Giants on Mattole Road, which breaks off at Avenue of the Giants mile marker 20.6, at Dyerville.

Beach Wheelchairs in Humboldt County - Please call in advance to insure availability
- Manila Dunes, at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center. For more information call (707) 444-1397. One chair available. Property is inaccessible due to uphills and narrow trails. Check out chair and drive elsewhere for accessible beach access.
- Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, at the Interpretive Center, call (707) 826-2359.
- Sue-meg State Park, Trinidad. NO BEACH ACCESS. Chair available for check-out at the Sue-meg State Park kiosk for use at nearby parks with wheelchair accessible beaches. Call (707) 677-3570.
- Stone Lagoon, Trinidad. NO BEACH ACCESS. Chair is available for use at the Stone Lagoon Visitor’s Center and nearby parks with beach access. Check-out is facilitated by staff at the Sue Meg State Park kiosk. Call (707) 677-3570 or (707) 465-7335.
- Freshwater Lagoon Beach, at Kuchel Visitor Center, Orick, call (707) 465-7765 or (707) 465-7331.
- Gold Bluffs Beach, Orick. Chair available at the Gold Bluffs Beach Campground kiosk. Call (707) 601-4634 or (707) 488-2911.

Some more accessible BEACHES in Humboldt

Trinidad State Beach: https://www.visitredwoods.com/listing/trinidad-state-beach/513/

Clam Beach: https://humboldtgov.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Clam-Beach-4

Wheelchair Rentals:
Broadway Medical Service & Supply
1034 Broadway, Eureka