Humboldt Lagoons State Park

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Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Location:On US Highway 101, 40 miles north of Eureka and 55 miles south of Crescent City.
Facilities:Boat-in and environmental campsites, picnic areas, hiking trails, boat ramps, visitor center, bookstore.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, hiking, beachcombing, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Humboldt Lagoons State Park and the adjacent Harry A. Merlo SRA (see separate entry) include three lagoons. Dry Lagoon was drained for farmland in the early 1900s, and Stone Lagoon was the site of dairy farms. Today the marshland habitat has returned and supports a rich variety of marsh plants, birds, and other animals. The beach here provides access to six miles of beachcombing, bird watching, whale watching, and agate hunting, or visitors can bring their own boats and explore the lagoon.
Address:c/o North Coast Redwoods District Office
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502

Size: 2,217 acres.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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