Mad River Rapids RV Park

Address: 3501 Janes Road, Arcata, California, 95521, United States | Campground
 
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This campground, located on 3501 Janes Road, Arcata, is near Arcata Community Forest, Clam Beach County Park, Los Bagels, and Humboldt State University Natural History Museum.
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      Travel Blogs from Arcata

      Sea stacks, Tide Pools, and more Tall Trees

      A travel blog entry by susunk on Oct 07, 2014

      60 photos

      ... park was created way too late to save many of the trees it was supposed to. And the decision later to expand the borders of the park in the 70's led to frantic wholesale clearcut logging of the trees before it became too late for the logging companies to get the money out of the hills. Just recently it was discovered that the tallest tree so far (379ft !! ) and named Hyperion was ...

      NorCal Redwoodin' Checkin' Trees

      A travel blog entry by wiscampsin on Aug 21, 2014

      54 photos

      ... Although not located in old growth Redwoods due to logging, the trees that surrounded our spot were 100 years old and massive. There was thick growth between sites and the setup was super easy, pretty much everything we look for in a campground. It was just south of the more popular Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park and campground. We spent the rest of our first day there driving up the coast to get some groceries and dinner.
      We slept in later ...

      Dwarfed by trees!

      A travel blog entry by evans2014 on Jun 01, 2014

      13 photos

      ... of the Giants as the redwoods are called, and yes they sure make this 6fter seem tiny!
      I just wanted to sit and meditate amongst this beauty, but no a loud family came along talking at the top of their voices to dispel any solitude I had been seeking.

      I think the drive down that road was a real test of nerves as Paul has been less than cheerful today, so I hope he perks up tomorrow ...

      Bald Eagles on the Trinity River

      A travel blog entry by griesenj on May 15, 2014

      16 photos

      ... and soared above the hills before landing on a tree a couple of hundred yards closer. He stayed there about an hour then took off again, made several wide arcs and landed about 400 yards away with its mate. While there, an Osprey dive bombed the pair of eagles, they watched, but didn't move. After about another half hour, the male bald eagle took flight and dove straight for the river, no doubt it had spotted a trout rising to the surface, but at ...

      You can't stop us from looking at the trees!!

      A travel blog entry by brytorlyn on Oct 07, 2013

      36 photos

      ... feed you. Yes, there is a board outside to tell you what the meal is today but overall you just go in and get fed. Then she finds out that the tables are communal and again she begins to complain..no view, no menu, no private tables. The horror.

      The cookhouse is ...