Travel Blogs from Orick, United States

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It's Hiking time again (More Big Trees and Elk), Orick, United States travel blog

It's Hiking time again (More Big Trees and Elk)

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

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With my new pants and hiking shoes in hand we set off from Eureka and headed north to the Redwoods National park. The drive was once again stunning, I'm starting to get used to massive tree's and I'm not sure if regular sized tree's are going to cut the ...

Redwood National Forest, Redwood National Park, United States travel blog

Redwood National Forest

A travel blog entry by jrigot

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First off, our cabin was amazing. We stayed inside the park at Elk Meadows Cabins. Second, next time we need to come here for a week. There are so many cool things to see and do. We woke up to elk in our front yard. The redwoods are monstrous! We ...

Mar 13, 2013, Redwood National and State Parks, United States travel blog

Mar 13, 2013

A travel blog entry by jstevison17

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Chris Meets Jan Burres, Orick, United States travel blog

Chris Meets Jan Burres

A travel blog entry by paumestrada

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Some time in mid-August, sixty miles south of the Oregon line, close to he town of Orick, Chris was examining a bush by the side of the road with a book, trying to decide which berries were edible to put in his gallon milk jug, when a pair of drifters ...

Big Ol' Trees, Redwood National and State Parks, United States travel blog

Big Ol' Trees

A travel blog entry by outsidebreak

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First stop: Redwood State and National Park Info Center. Here we learned that it costs $35 a night to set up a tent here, which to us was an outrageous sticker price for a 10'x10' square of land to sleep on. We asked about our other options, and learned ...

Drive to the Redwoods, Redwood , United States travel blog

Drive to the Redwoods

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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We started our final leg of our journey to the Red woods today, 275 miles! In the massive car we have its not too bad! We arrived around 3 and I have never seen anything like it - its fantastic, the trees are massive, we saw one that's like a cork ...

Orick, Orick, United States travel blog

Orick

A travel blog entry by alexandrahd

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He stayed at Orick Beach with the Burres for about a week and then headed to Pistol River ...

Orick, Orick, United States travel blog

Orick

A travel blog entry by leeyeeun

... south of the Oregon line, near the town of Orick, a pair of drifters in an old van pulled over to consult their map when they noticed a boy crouching in thebushes off the side of the road. From Orick, McCandless continued north up the ...

California Dreamin', Redwood National Park, United States travel blog

California Dreamin'

A travel blog entry by pmf1153

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After Crater Lake, we headed south along the coast to northern California and Redwood National Park. The Redwood area (which includes federal, state and county lands) abuts the coast and it was amazing to see redwoods next to the Pacific beaches.  ...

Redwood Trees, Redwood National Park , United States travel blog

Redwood Trees

A travel blog entry by brett_and_fi

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Leaving San Fransisco we decided to drive up the famous coastline Highway 1. This drive provided us with a phenomenal sea food lunch, coastal views, seals sun bathing, vacant beaches, and some curvy roads. The drive took us a little longer then expected ...

Big Trees and Bigger Ocean Views, Redwood National Park, United States travel blog

Big Trees and Bigger Ocean Views

A travel blog entry by alison.droesch

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We decided to keep driving Route 101 up the California coast so that Doug could see some Redwood Trees. I was lucky enough to walk through some this past spring with my family in the Santa Cruz area, but Doug had never seen them. We drove from San ...

Fern Canyon, Orick, United States travel blog

Fern Canyon

A travel blog entry by darkskye

Next up, I decided we'd best hit the trail for Fern Canyon if we were going to do it.  I almost decided against it in favor of more Redwood groves, but went on since we *had* seen one grove there around the Corkscrew Tree, one huge Redwood, and were ...

Giant Trees!, Redwood National and State Parks, United States travel blog

Giant Trees!

A travel blog entry by kwrona

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From Napa we headed 8 hours north along the Northern California coast.  We stayed in Redwood National Park before heading out of California.  Our campsite was awesome because it was right on the creek.  All along the exterior of the ...

Mountain lions, bears and backcountry camping, Orick, United States travel blog

Mountain lions, bears and backcountry camping

A travel blog entry by lostproperly

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So having taken the decision to lug around full camping gear for our entire trip, we were eager to get out into the wilderness (green wilderness, not desert wilderness like burning man) and use it.The big national parks of the USA were our target, with ...

Gold Bluffs: The Hard Way, Orick, United States travel blog

Gold Bluffs: The Hard Way

A travel blog entry by 78ers

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After leaving Silas' brother's house on Monday morning we spent the day driving through Bigfoot country to the coast. By 'Bigfoot country' I mean, this is the area (according to Silas) where that famous Bigfoot video was shot. So all along the road there ...

Redwoods! but still no dinos..., Redwood National Park, United States travel blog

Redwoods! but still no dinos...

A travel blog entry by nicholeandsteve

We managed to find the "back way" into the smaller more ghetto portion of the Redwood National Park. The road began with windy paved roads with no lines which gave way to about 15 miles of gravel. The route lead us through two Indian reservations, past ...

All I Really Want to Do, Orick, United States travel blog

All I Really Want to Do

A travel blog entry by leychica

The gift shop owner whittled redwood burls for clocks and teddy bears—his tiny, dense store crowded with sentiment and curled shavings. "We're all re-lates here... everyone's someone's daddy-in-law or brother. Some folks round here're so slow, ...

Trees, Orick, United States travel blog

Trees

A travel blog entry by dstravel

Missed out on picking up a hitchhiker.  Saw some redwoods. ...

The Redwoods, Red Woods National Park, United States travel blog

The Redwoods

A travel blog entry by trewickmallon

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It's like we never left the academy. As soon as we made it to the "West Coast"; including Southern California. What does it do? It RAINS!!! Thank God for the Redwoods, they blocked some of it. Never-the-less it was a great time, and very impressive to ...

Feldforschung, Redwood National And State Park, United States travel blog

Feldforschung

A travel blog entry by mummenschanz

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Heute ging es zum ersten Mal in den Redwood Nationalpark. Ich erkundete den Tall Trees Grove, ein Waldstueck oben in den Bergen, in denen die hoechsten Lebewesen der Erde stehen. Die Redwoods sind dabei nicht ganz so beeindruckend wie die Sequoias, ...

Tree Hugging: Redwood Parks, Redwoods National Park, United States travel blog

Tree Hugging: Redwood Parks

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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Shhh. I have a secret to tell. I'm in love. With my husband? Yes, but that’s not the secret. I am absolutely in love with Redwood trees. We’ve been on several dates now. Big Sur, Santa Cruz, Mendocino.   And I've realized there is ...

The BigTrees, Redwood National and State Parks, United States travel blog

The BigTrees

A travel blog entry by whereisdad

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This morning found us ay the KOA in Crescent City, CA and ready for the tour do the Redwood Forest. We left the campground and headed down Hwy 101 through Crescent City and picked up the road over to the road through the forest of redwoods. The road ...

Tallest in the world, Orick, United States travel blog

Tallest in the world

A travel blog entry by comodikes

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Doug, of one thing I am sure, the USA does not have good Internet connectivity. Wi-fi is pretty good largely because the cell phone providers' coverage outside of the major metropolitan areas is shite. As travelers exploring the great outdoors we have ...

Jun 16, 2010, Redwood State Park, United States travel blog

Jun 16, 2010

A travel blog entry by duitsm

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Burres, Orick, United States travel blog

Burres

A travel blog entry by ahnsoo97

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On August 1990, a van pulled to consult their map when they saw a boy crouching in the buses in Orick. Jan Burres, a 41 year old rubber tramp who was traveling around the West selling knick-knacks at flea markets and swap meets with her boyfriend, Bob. ...

fun, Orick, United States travel blog

fun

A travel blog entry by nomadjared

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We stayed in a wonderful cabin and I found a stray cat that took a liking to me and we bonded. Then we went to fern canyon and was able to see some elk and giant ferns. Then we went to prey creak beach and lady bird Johnson Grove. Then we drove through ...

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