This was by far the most well-liked spot we visited in Redwood Nationwide Park. Should you really feel such as you’re in a scene of Jurrasic Park whereas strolling by way of Fern Canyon, that’s since you are. They filmed scenes from The Misplaced World right here.
The roughly one-mile path follows Residence Creek by way of the forest. You stroll by way of modest streams whereas the vertical partitions are lined in a wide range of ferns (there are 5 completely different sorts) and different moisture-loving crops and mosses.
You may hike as little as 0.5 miles to see the beautiful components or as much as 5 miles by way of the entire canyon. You may even join it to trails that take you out of the canyon to see it from above.
Attending to the simplest trailhead is simple, however it’s important to drive on a dust street for about 6.5 miles. There are a couple of spots the place it’s important to navigate over streams and holes, one in all which appeared sketchy. Our sedan was in a position to make it by way of however solely after following the instance of one other smaller automotive.
Different folks acquired out of their vehicles making an attempt to suss out if they may make it. If it lately rained, the streams could also be deeper and unpassable. Take a look at driving instructions right here and street/path situations right here.