At least once in your lifetime, you need to visit the magnificent coastal redwoods of Humboldt County—to walk, explore and soak up the silence and grandeur of forests unlike any others in the world. Whether your tastes run to scenic drives or hiking trails, you’ll find plenty of choices in Redwood National & State Parks in the north county, or along the Avenue of the Giants and Humboldt Redwoods State Park in south county. These two jewels adorn a crown studded with many other parks, forests, preserves and beaches, making Humboldt County a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor recreation. Fishing, kayaking, biking, rafting, backpacking, birding and more are all pursued avidly on the Redwood Coast. Within this splendid natural setting, visitors also discover authentic small towns offering rich history and vibrant culture...along with outstanding dining and lodging choices.