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 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 the forest. You stroll by modest streams whereas the vertical partitions are lined in a wide range of ferns (there are 5 totally different varieties) and different moisture-loving vegetation and mosses.
You’ll be able to hike as little as 0.5 miles to see the gorgeous elements or as much as 5 miles by the entire canyon. There are different trails you possibly can proceed on that take you out of the canyon to see it from above too.
Attending to the simplest trailhead is easy, however it’s a must to drive on a mud highway for about 6.5 miles. There are a number of spots the place it’s a must to navigate over streams and holes, one among which regarded sketchy. Our sedan was capable of make it by however solely after following the instance of one other smaller automobile.
Different folks received out of their vehicles attempting to suss out if they might make it. If it not too long ago rained, the streams could also be deeper and unpassable. Take a look at driving instructions right here and highway/path circumstances right here.