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EUREKA

FAY SLOUGH

HUMBOLDT AREA FOUNDATION

HWY 101

WOODLEY

ISLAND

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

  Myrtle Ave

COOPER GULCH PARK

and CEMETERY


SEQUOIA PARK by the ZOO

MARINA and WATERFRONT

Broadway

HIKSHARI TRAIL


HILFIKER LANE

ADORNI CENTER

Walkabout

From Hwy 101 turn at L St to Waterfront Drive. Lots of parking on both corners of streets.



COOPER GULCH PARK and

MYRTLE GROVE MEMORIAL CEMETERY

south on Myrtle Ave. Take  8th St (second turn on right). Follow road to Parking Lot.



FAY SLOUGH

Loop through BLM restored Wet Lands

Hwy 101, a mile north of Eureka, turn at Mid Century Motors. Make quick left turn to Parking Area. Do not take turn to Motor Showrooms.



HIKSHARI TRAIL

along Humboldt Bay

From Broadway, just south of Bayshore Mall, turn west on Truesdale Ave (Marie Callendar’s on corner). Parking Lot is at far end of street.



HILFIKER LANE

City of Eureka Elk River Wildlife Area

Going south on Broadway (Hwy 101) turn west on Hilfiker Lane. (One block north of Pierson Building Center). Hilfiker Lane bends to left, proceed to Parking Lot at end. Parking Area at bend, on right useful for taking short walk north on Hikshari Trail.



HISTORIC DOWNTOWN EUREKA

Walkabout

Park in Downtown Eureka. Walk down F St to Bay Front and Eureka Boardwalk.



HUMBOLDT AREA FOUNDATION (HAF)

Loop in the Woods

North of Eureka. Exit Hwy 101 at Indianola Cutoff. Drive up hill. Turn LEFT onto Indianola Road, go very short distance, turn left through Entry Poles (open during day). Park in lot. Walk to upper HC Parking.



MARINA and EUREKA WATERFRONT

Walk past boats, fishing and logging sites

Wharfinger Building Parking Lot adjacent to Marina.

From Broadway (Hwy 101) turn west on West Washington St. At end turn RIGHT onto Waterfront Dr. Turn left at next street. Parking Lot is on right.



SEQUOIA PARK by the ZOO

Wander many trails in this historic Eureka park

From Hwy 101 go south west on Myrtle Ave. Turn right at Harrison Ave (traffic light). Turn RIGHT onto Harris St then LEFT onto W St. Just past Zoo turn RIGHT onto MADRONE AVE. Park by Playground.



WOODLEY ISLAND

Walkabout and Weather Monitors

Samoa Bridge over Humboldt Bay. Turn off at Woodley Island. Follow road around to end and park in lot by the Fisherman Sculpture.





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Walk to Historic Carson Mansion, then back track to Waterfront Park and Samoa Bridge.

North

Early birds catch less Frisbie Action. Skate Park antics are fun to watch. Walk past Montessori School, slip through gate to Cemetery.

Closed during Bird Migration

Duck hunters go to furthest end of area, beyond mowed loop trail around wetlands pond.

Muddy after rains.

Restrooms at Parking Lot.

ALL ACCESS TRAIL. Completed in 2013. Part of future Trail from Herrick Rd Park & Ride to Target.

Glorious walk, especially on sunny day. Loop trail for part of way. At RR tracks, follow

to go over bridge and down

to dunes and Bay.

Maps of Historic Area are readily available in Stores.

Here’s a lovely route for short Forest Experience. Short up hill in a couple of places. Wooden bench set in meadow along trail. Walk trail in both directions for more distance.

Easy paved walk with commercial fishing and logging activities along the way. Marina slips are open during day.

Rest Rooms at Playground.

Main area of Park is accessible by car. Duck Pond is interesting feature. Walk up and back on many shorter trails.

Public Rest Room by Slips.

Weather Station (on right as you drive in) has interesting gauges and monitors. Ask at office for permission to enter fenced area in parking lot.

HSU has large ketch, used for research, docked at west end.

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