Northern California Nature October 20, 2016
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.
It's easy to see how Fern Canyon got its name. The steep walls are covered with at least five different species of this amazingly green plant.
Fern Canyon is located in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. If you care for a longer stroll than the short jaunt up the canyon, there is plenty to explore.
The Fern Canyon trail starts on this magical path that will immediately begin to astound you with all the beauty.
The Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is also home to amazing wildlife.
Fern Canyon itself is a lush green tunnel into the forest.
The damp and shady environment is perfect for creatures like this little guy, the northern red-legged frog.
A stream runs through the canyon walls. Wear sturdy footwear and puddle hop as you make your way up the trail.
This walk in the woods is one that will stay with you long after you return home. It's just too beautiful not to leave an impact.
You'll feel dwarfed below the majestic redwood giants. There are so many impressive sights on the Fern Canyon trail. Prairie Creek State Park is definitely a must see.
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.