Perfect weather - Awesome scenery - Attractive architecture -Historic charm
These are just a few of the attributes of the Town of Scotia. Located in the heart of California Redwood Country, Scotia was developed starting in the 1880s and has been maintained since then as a true company town. The Town of Scotia Company, LLC now owns and operates the town while the sawmill is operated by Humboldt Redwood Company. Find out more.
Things to see and do in Scotia:
Tour The Fisheries Center Main St., on south side of town. It’s the largest freshwater aquarium on the North Coast. Open year-round Monday thru Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit the Scotia Museum, where you'll learn how this unique community played a vital role in the history of the region. You'll view artifacts of early logging and lumber mill life, steam donkeys and locomotives. 125 Main St. Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Stop in at the historic Scotia Inn. This exquisite three story inn was built at the entrance to the town in the 1920s and typifies the architectural style of that era . . . windows bedecked with columns and a porch entry surrounded by pillars. Spend the night in one of the 22 rooms, rent out the banquet hall for a party or just get something to eat at the bar & grill which is open Tuesday – Saturday for lunch and dinner. Find out more:
Stroll by the historic Winema Theatre which was renovated in 2002 and is used today for special events and Saturday matinees for the kids.
And here’s a tip – the supermarket and pharmacy just off the highway at the entrance to town, are both great places to stock up on supplies.
Scotia, Rio Dell Chamber of Commerce
Just north of Humboldt Redwoods State Park 20 miles south of Eureka.
Take the Scotia exit from Hwy 101, Follow Main Street through town to the Inn, museum, shopping center. The fishery is past the main part of town, look for the visitor parking area.