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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

Highland Ave., Eureka, CA
+1 707-445-6567
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Very nice trails with logging history

This was a nice park to walk around and read about the logging history. The Fort was pretty... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Oshtemo, Michigan
Local history, steam trains, and Ulysses S. Grant

It is not way up on the list a great state parks but I would recommend it to anyone who wants to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Eureka, California
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Highland Ave., Eureka, CA
+1 707-445-6567
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a nice park to walk around and read about the logging history. The Fort was pretty scarce and none of the buildings were open. We had a good time and it was a nice day to walk around and read about the logging...More

Thank LauraROshtemo
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It is not way up on the list a great state parks but I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know more about local history. It is a great place to learn more about the history of the local logging industry.

Thank lentz316
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We traveled through the park in June. While driving through, we encountered a huge herd of elk. They didn't care that I was 10 feet away snapping photos of their grazing. Cool!

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Historical site worth stopping to see. It's free. The most informative items were the signs throughout the fort that you could read. There are 2 original buildings on the site and you can go in some days, but not really much to see in there....More

Thank crazy4mickeyinVaca
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Covers the uses of the fort, the remaining buildings are very interesting to visit and good collection of historical logging equipment. Can't comment on the museum itself as it was closed when we visited. If you are in the area and have an hour to...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Only for true history buffs. You can understand why general grant lasted only 6 months here. Only two building remain and they are worth seeing but that only takes about 30 minutes. This is not a destination stop but something to see in the area...More

1  Thank scott c
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Fort Humboldt is an historical attraction. It sits on the bluff above Humboldt Bay. Ulyssis S. Grant was stationed there before becoming President. There is a museum.

1  Thank Sqeeky17
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

With younger children it is sometimes difficult to find places where there is enough room to run a little. This is one place to accommodate all ages and learn some history at the same time.

1  Thank 2busytocall
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is a very nice historical site. The park has some very good historical information available, along with some good displays! Parking is good. Dress for some cool breezes because this site in on a bluff and gets some wind.

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This is a small state park right off the 101. It is a good place to stretch your legs and walk around a bit. The historical buildings are open during the day and there is a display of old logging equipment and a visitors center....More

1  Thank dan1234562016
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