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Ruby Van Deventer County Park

Ruby Van Deventer County Park

Located on the banks of the beautiful Smith River and Hwy 197, (North Bank Road), which connects Hwy 101 (2.5 miles east) and Hwy 199 ( 4.2 miles west). Ruby Van Deventer is surrounded by majestic redwood trees and offers 18 campsites $10/night and $5 day-use sites. One group picnic area is available at $25/day. Access to the Smith River is only 50 yards away, offering swimming, kayaking, and seasonal trout and salmon fishing. Recreational Opportunities Fishing, boating, kayaking, camping,…

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Petaluma Wetlands

Petaluma Wetlands

Less than two miles from downtown Petaluma, California, the Petaluma Wetlands are 500 acres, with trails through or adjacent to a variety of habitats ranging from tidal salt marshes to freshwater marshes. The contiguous wetlands are Alman Marsh, Shollenberger Park and Ellis Creek. To the west a portion of the trail system parallels the Petaluma River and beyond it there are hills clustered with native oaks. To the east lies Sonoma Mountain, once a volcano, millions of years ago. 225…

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Petaluma Public Wetlands

Petaluma Public Wetlands

Less than two miles from downtown Petaluma, California, the Petaluma Public Wetlands are 500 acres, with trails through or adjacent to a variety of habitats ranging from tidal salt marshes to freshwater marshes. The contiguous wetlands are Alman Marsh, Shollenberger Park and Ellis Creek. To the west a portion of the trail system parallels the Petaluma River and beyond it there are hills clustered with native oaks. To the east lies Sonoma Mountain, once a volcano, millions of years ago….

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Love Field

Love Field

Jim Love, a Marin County fireman at the time, built this baseball diamond in the field next to his house at his own expense. Working with his sons, Tyler and Matthew, he cleared the land, which was already flat, because of its location in a flood plain along the levee road–and laid down brick and chalk for an infield. The first games were played on the field in 1994. Although Love said that individuals and businesses in the community supported…

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Florence Keller County Park & Campground

Florence Keller County Park & Campground

Florence Keller Park is located 3 miles North of Crescent City at Elk Valley Crossroad and Cunningham Lane. It has 50 tent sites located in second growth redwoods. Vehicles up to 32 feet long may be accommodated. Tent sites are $10 per night, on a first come, first serve basis. Extra vehicles are $5 per site. A large day use picnic area is available for $60 per day. It will accommodate up to 100 people. The large picnic area contains…

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Fern Canyon

Fern Canyon

Fern Canyon is located in the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. This spot offers hiking into a box-shaped canyon with fern-covered walls up to 80 ft. high. The prehistoric feel offered by the dense fern cover led the makers of Jurassic Park to film scenes here. An easy hike through the canyon and up a nearby ridge offers spectacular views of the canyon below. Recreational Opportunities Prairie Creek offers hiking, nature study, wildlife viewing, beach combing, picnicking, a visitor center…

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Clifford Kamph County Park

Clifford Kamph County Park

Clifford Kamph Memorial park is located on the West side of highway 101, 4.8 miles North of Smith River. It is situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The park has 12 tent sites for $10 per night. Recreational Opportunities Beachcombing, surfing, fishing Close to: Restaurants & lounge Small grocery store Casino Seasons Accessible year round Pet Friendly Notes Pets on a leash are welcome. For More Information, Contact: Del Norte County Parks Department [email protected] 840 9th Street, Suite…

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Arcata Community Forest

Arcata Community Forest

Recreational Opportunities The Arcata Community Forest is a natural area accessible all year round. Spanning over 793 acres, the forest was dedicated to the public in 1955. The forestland was used as a source for the municipal water supply until 1964, and today the forest serves as the headwaters of many of Arcata’s urban streams. There are 19 trails along which to explore the beautiful trees and scenery while biking, running, hiking, dog walking, horseback riding, or playing disk golf….

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