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Beached Redwoods Klamath California United States

Beached Redwoods

If you've yet to experience the extreme pleasure of visiting the redwoods, you may be surprised to learn how close these dark, cavernous, other-worldly forests are to the bright sunny beach. Switch up your redwood camping itinerary by breaking camp for a beach camp site like Nickel Creek in Northern California. Head south out of Crescent City on Enderts Beach Road until you run out of road. Backpack a couple miles south along the great coastal expanse until you reach the camp site. Just beyond the site is a beach and the titular creek--where a massive redwood has washed up. When tide is low, you can actually climb out onto the sun-bleached tree. Who thought the best place to climb a redwood would be the beach? In the accompanying photo, try to find me. I'm the dot on the tree.