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Places to Visit After Redwood National Park

A scenic national park located on the North Coast of California, Redwood National Park is defined by the giant ancient redwood trees that it protects. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this national park offers much to explore. Once you’ve had your fill of Redwood National Park, continue your journey at the following destinations!

Lassen Volcanic National Park – Just over 4 hours from Redwood National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park offers a unique variety of natural wonders, including thermal and geologic features, volcanoes, and more. You’ll enjoy the contrast of this natural park to the lush scenery in the Redwoods.

San Francisco, California – About 5.5 hours away from Redwood National Park lies San Francisco, one of America’s most impressive cities. Make your way over to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, take a tour of the infamous Alcatraz prison, and hike in the city’s breathtaking mountains.

Eureka, California – Only 45 minutes from Redwood National Park, Eureka makes for a great stopping point before or after your visit to the park. Eureka also provides plenty of overnight lodging accommodations if you plan to stay in this charming city during your visit to Redwood National Park.

Humboldt Redwoods State Park –  Head to Humboldt Redwoods State Park an hour and a half outside of Redwood National Park to explore a greater variety of ancient redwoods. Take a drive along the scenic Avenue of the Giants highway for striking views of this state park.

Shelter Cove, California – Situated on California’s Lost Coast, Shelter Cove is a stunningly beautiful natural destination to continue onto from Redwood National Park. Here you can explore the black sand beaches, go fishing, hiking, swimming, surfing, whale watching, and more.