Hwy 101 South of Fortuna to Old Redwood State Hwy

Hwy 101 South of Fortuna to Old Redwood State Hwy

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Grass near the water

Grass near the water

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River Walk Drive, Fortuna

River Walk Drive, Fortuna

Rohner Park, Fortuna

Rohner Park, Fortuna

Fortuna, CA

Fortuna, CA

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Rohner Park, Fortuna CA

Rohner Park, Fortuna CA

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Scenic View of the Pacific Ocean

Fortuna is more than a tourist destination; it is your next stop for California adventure. 

Fortuna California is located in the heart of the Eel River Valley and the hub for Humboldt County. Located just 20 miles north of the Avenue of the Giants, where some of the world’s largest Redwood Trees stand tall. Just 12 miles northwest of Fortuna is the glorious pacific ocean, right outside the Victorian Village of Ferndale. Fortuna is a safe, secluded small town located along the scenic Eel River and is the perfect place to stay, dine, shop, and explore.

Find your favorite outdoor getaway, be it hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or kayaking, Fortuna is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Fortuna lodging properties cater to a diverse array of travelers, whether they plan to camp along the Eel River, or enjoy one of our accommodating hotels.

hUMBOLDT LODGING ALLIANCE

The North Coast's finest Riverwalk and RV park and Campground lies nestled by the side of the beautiful Eel River. Stands of picturesque giant Sequoia Redwoods fill the surrounding hillsides. Immaculately maintained grounds and facilities add to the beauty and relaxed atmosphere of our park making this a perfect base to visit the surrounding areas of the Eel River Valley and Redwood Coast.

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The Redwoods

Fortuna is conveniently nestled right next to Northern California’s world-famous redwood forests. These towering trees and the beautiful views they provide are just minutes away from our quaint town. Explore the Avenue of the Giants, check out the drive-thru tree, and visit some of California’s finest state parks.

Hiking Boots

HIKING

Rohner Park Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail near Fortuna, California, that is good for all skill levels. The trail is accessible year-round.  You can also take a stroll along the river. Fortuna Riverwalk trail begins on Sandy Prairie Road, just north of its intersection with Drake Hill Road, and heads north, passing by open fields and farmlands, and industrial areas. 

 

 Public access into the Headwaters Forest Reserve is provided from the north at Elk River Road, approximately six miles from Eureka, and limited access is provided from the south at Newburg Road in Fortuna. Limited public access to the south part of the Reserve is available May through Nov. 15, with wet weather restrictions. Reservations can be made at the Arcata Field Office starting May.

 

Just a 20-minute drive down Highway 101 to the Avenue of the Giants, the Drury-Chaney trail is the northernmost trailhead in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It’s about two and a half miles from the northern end of the Avenue of the Giants, just past the sparse collection of houses known as Pepperwood. The trailhead, which is in a clearing on the west side of the Avenue of the Giants, is well marked.  For a complete guide to old-growth coast redwood trails near and around the area:

 http://www.redwoodhikes.com/

FORTUNA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT |  610 Main Street, Fortuna, CA 95540 | P.O. Box 1000, Fortuna, CA 95540 | (707) 725-9261 

 

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