Wander in the shade of the giants of the plant world in this coastal Eden. Cycle along the coast to spot surfacing whales, discover the complex coastal ecosystem on guided tide pool walks, or venture off through the trees on winding trails.
On the Carruthers Cover Trail you can explore beachside paths where elk and waterfowl gather. Ten Taypo-Hope Loop Trail is a four mile circle along a creek through old growth redwoods. Some of these vast trees have been scorched by fire, yet still tower high above your head.
Ranger led hikes along the beaches near Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park cabins offer you a thrilling insight into the marine life on this stunning stretch of coast. You will meet an abundance of marine wildlife that thrives in the tide pools as you wander scenic stretches of beach.
Cycle through redwood forests and along coastal pathways, discovering the park at a faster pace. The Lost Man Creek Trail unfolds for eleven miles of undulating terrain, while the Coastal Trail's two sections afford some of the best whalewatching opportunities of any in the park.
Get involved in the Junior Ranger Program at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center and learn all about the unique ecosystem surrounding the giant redwoods. Whether its swimming from the park's beaches or horseback riding beneath the world's tallest trees, there is plenty to engage your entire family near Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Hotels.
Banana slugs curl on leaves, stately Roosevelt elk stalk the hillsides and anemones wave their arms in tide pools. Whether you are watching whales surface from Klamath River Overlook or sea lions lolloping on Gold Bluffs Beach, children will be entranced by the wildlife watching opportunities that come with Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park Hotels.
The shroud of darkness brings with it the magic of storytelling, nature talks and games and music. Thousands of stars wink overhead while you and your family engage with the life of the park at entertaining campfire circles.
Take a guided kayak hike along South River to discover the ecology of California's largest river system. Expert Rangers offer you fun facts about the geology of the area and explain how the river sustains the redwoods as you paddle.