Hiking At Headwaters Forest Reserve In Northern California Is Like Entering A Fairytale

There are some places in Northern California that seem almost too beautiful to be real, like the absolutely stunning Headwaters Forest Reserve near Fortuna. This lovely reserve was established to protect and preserve the ecology and wildlife of the dense redwood forest that inhabits it. Visitors are welcome to experience its fairytale-like beauty via two separate public trails. Boasting old-growth forest, lush foliage, tons of wildlife, and even some fascinating history, this is a destination that belongs on every nature lover’s bucket list.

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Are you ready to set off on this forest reserve hike? We bet this old-growth forest is absolutely mesmerizing in person! Tell us about your favorite fairytale-like setting in Northern California below.

Address: Palco Road 1, Fortuna, CA 95540, USA