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Back yard bay

We live minutes from Humboldt bay, it's beautiful natural setting is one of California's Best... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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any thing close to the pacific is awsome ,this area is so dam pretty and rugged ,the beauty is... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Eureka, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live minutes from Humboldt bay, it's beautiful natural setting is one of California's Best places! It's 14 miles long and its 41/2 miles wide at its widest part. It's also the second largest bay on the west coast! Originally used to bring tens of...More

Thank Clarjoe
Reviewed 25 April 2017

any thing close to the pacific is awsome ,this area is so dam pretty and rugged ,the beauty is beyond compare,around eureka

Thank whatstheuse123
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Nothing like Humboldt Bay! Gotta stay several days to truly appreciate the beauty, history and ambience here before heading to the Redwoods.

Thank jim a
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Humboldt Bay offers a variety of outdoor activities at varying levels of physical requirements. If you are in need of a level and paved walk, there's a new trail, the Hikshari' Trail. It provides 1.5 miles of views through the Elk River Wildlife Sanctuary and...More

5  Thank GLN3
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There are many spots to enjoy the beauty of the bay. Just drive around the Samoa area and be sure to see the bunkers left from World War II as well as the wildflowers and plants that are everywhere. Be sure to drive to the...More

2  Thank William T
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

If you want real adventure kayaking on Humboldt Bay is one of the best places to go for kayaking. Humboldt Bay is a main route for lots of migratory birds, as well as, a popular area for many many other species of birds. It is...More

Thank Alanbelle
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Excellent Visitor Center with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Wonderful Walking Trails, viewing platforms and information displays. Lots of birds to see, flowers and shrubs, deer and some bugs and butterflies too!

Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

After visiting, my husband and I decided to pack up and move here from southern Orange County! We love the peace and quiet and the beautiful scenery.

2  Thank D B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This unspoiled coast was made more special by the seals bobbing their heads up and down at the mouth of the bay.

3  Thank leslieannAtlanta
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Highly suggest everyone to take the drive around the entire bay. Scenic. You can easily make 20 unique stops on your adventure and each worth a trip by itself. Explore Arcata square and old town Eureka. Checkout the oyster farms and the Arcata sewage treatment...More

4  Thank baaaaaaa
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Barbara B
Will we be able to see whales in this area possibly?
26 February 2017|
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Response from Chuck E | Reviewed this property |
No, this area is relatively shallow.