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#62 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Richardson Grove State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Richardson Grove State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Situated just south of Garberville in northern California, Richardson Grove State Park boasts a beautiful backdrop for camping, hiking, swimming, and fishing. The park is a 2,000 acre sea of coast redwoods with several miles of walking paths.

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Map of trails in Richardson Grove State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,000 acres
Contact
707-247-3318
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Durphy Creek Trail Loop
Richardson Grove State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
To sample Richardson’s diverse habitats, take a 4-mile jaunt on the Lookout Point, Tanoak Springs and Durphy Creek trails. From Madrone Campground, head up the Lookout Point Trail. When the trail forks, stay left, enjoying redwoods and Douglas-firs on the way to Lookout Point. A brief stretch on the trail to Hartsook Inn will bring you to the Tanoak Spring Trail, which heads upward to a forested ridge. From the ridge, the trail descends to Tanoak Spring. Then hike down to Durphy Creek, where the trail levels out among redwoods. When you hit the park road, turn right to return to the trailhead. Great for seeing both streamside redwoods and upland habitat. This area is known for "Bigfoots".Show more
#2 - Richardson Grove Interpretive Trail
Richardson Grove State Park
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
#3 - Lookout Point Loop
Richardson Grove State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
#4 - Woodland Loop
Richardson Grove State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m