There is something for everyone in Orick. Visitors who enjoy the outdoors will find a variety of hiking trails in Redwood State and National Parks, Fern Canyon* and Gold Bluffs Beach. You can also see the Redwood forest on horseback where you can take a guided ride in the national park.
*Due to the volume of visitors, California State Parks / National Park Service will require Day Use Permits to access to Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon. Reservations will be required May 15th to September 15th. Reservations are not required September 16th to May 14th. Visitors are still required to pay the day-use fee. Apply for a Permit: https://www.redwoodparksconservancy.org/permits/fern-canyon-permits