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The Unrivaled Canyon Hike In Northern California Everyone Should Take At Least Once

There’s something magical about hiking in a place like Fern Canyon. Steep walls surround you on all sides and the lush flora and towering Redwoods make you feel like you are in another world.

This easy, quick hike is a beautiful spot to get outside and relax. Contemplate your life and just breathe in the misty rain forest air as you relax in this one of a kind forest.

This video by California Through my Lens gives you an amazing preview of Fern Canyon in all of its glory.

Fern Canyon is an iconic hike that you need to see for yourself. Now stop daydreaming about it and go visit it.

Jill Sanford
Born and raised in the heart of Northern California's Gold Country, Jill now lives in Truckee, CA and dabbles as a creative storyteller and freelance journalist. She is an outdoor recreation enthusiast who loves the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the quirky people who have made their homes there. Jill loves skiing, hiking, and paddling in the backcountry as well as exploring the rural parts of California that most people have never heard about. She is also a big fan of small town pride, list making, hand lettering and typography, and empowering women and girls in the outdoors. Read more of her work at or follow her instagram adventures @jillcsanford.