Access Special Backpacker.com Features, Register Now!

Redwood National Park Trails

Sacramento, CA: See the Forest for the Trees (Bigfoot Trail)

Wend beneath sugar pines, Pacific yews, mountain hemlocks, and Shasta firs on this remote section of the Bigfoot Trail in Northern California. BY LAURA LANCASTER

Orick, CA: Golds Bluff Beach/Fern Canyon Loop

See towering forests, ocean waves, and fern-covered canyons at Redwood National and State parks

Redwood National Park: Redwood Creek Trail

Hike the quiet route to the iconic redwoods of Tall Trees Grove on this 16-mile out-and-back.