Best trails in Klamath, California

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Looking for a great trail near Klamath, California? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Redwood National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Earl Wildlife Area or Harry A. Merlo State Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Klamath ranging from 1.4 to 11.4 miles and from 45 to 1,417 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Klamath, California
Top trails (13)
#1 - Hidden Beach and False Klamath Rock
Redwood National Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
Note: Although this trail is open, restrooms, parking lots, and visitor centers are currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#2 - Klamath Overlook
Redwood National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 39 m
One of the North Coast’s most spectacular views at 600 feet above the river mouth. Scope Bald Eagle, Osprey, American Kestrel, Common and Pacific Loon, Red-necked and Western Grebe, Surf Scoter, and Black-legged Kittiwake. Common Murre and Pigeon Guillemot are seen in breeding season. Hillside below overlook is alive in spring with Allen’s Hummingbird, Wrentit, and Orange-crowned Warbler. May to June watch for migrating Black Swift among Vaux’s Swift and swallows. A steep trail near the parking lot entrance winds down the bluff to a viewing platform, best place to spot seals, sea lions, and whales. The ancestral territory of the Yurok people (People of the Salmon) extends from the mouth 40 miles upriver. They are the largest California tribe with continuous occupancy of their aboriginal lands and still maintain sovereign rights to fish for salmon in traditional ways.Show more
#3 - Trees of Mystery Trail
Klamath, California
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 53 m
#4 - Flint Ridge Section Trail
Redwood National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
#5 - Carruthers Cove Trail
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 55 m
#6 - High Bluff Overlooks Trails
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
High Bluff Overlook is an accessible picnic area that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. A nice big flat grassy area with picnic tables and BBQ's make a great location for lunchtime. On the northwest corner of the parking lot there is a trail that leads down an old road.Show more
#7 - Coastal Trail: Demartin Section
Redwood National Park
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 6 h 34 m
#8 - Rhododendron Trail to CREA Trail
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 30 m
CREA is the most difficult trail the park has to offer for a short trail and probably the least used because it doesn't connect to any other trail, but does end at the 101. It's narrow, steep and somewhat overgrown.Show more
#9 - Zigzag #2 to West Ridge to Friendship Ridge Trail
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
#10 - The Farm Trail
Redwood National Park
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 11 m
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