The Redwood Forest and Crescent City

Trip Start May 20, 2012
Trip End Sep 04, 2012

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Saturday, June 9, 2012

We just finished our two days in the Redwoods. Those are some really big trees! :-) In fact, the hotel we stayed at was built out of a single Redwood. Sad and neat at the same time... Also, Graham says its the perfect hipster hotel- you'll see in the pictures...

We spent both days hiking through different parts of the park. Day 1 was all about the stars of the show- the big trees. We may have been a little overzealous, because we ended up hiking a 6.5 mile trail! In the mountains!!! Day 2 began with a hike to the coast, naked hippie spotting (hehehe), and smoked salmon sandwiches on the beach. Then we fjorded a river (poor rental car), saw a bunch of elk, and hiked fern canyon- sooo beautiful!!

After our time there, we spent the night in Eureka and ate at my new favorite brewery- the Lost Coast! mmmm.. then we drove to San Fran- listening only to songs with "California" in the title... but we ran out too quickly and had to give up on that. More on San Fran later.Bye!
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Jose on

I can see why they call it fern canyon. : )

Great pics!

Kirk (dad) Robbins on

Did you pick up any sticks in the redwood forest?
Now Graham knows how we feel when we're standing next to him (awe & fortunate, but short too)!

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