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Humboldt Lagoons State Park

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Address: 15336 US Highway 101 N, Trinidad, CA 95570-9653
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Humboldt Lagoons State Park includes Freshwater Lagoon, Stone Lagoon, and Big Lagoon. It also includes Dry Lagoon which is just marshland today. The lagoons are beautiful and a... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
United States
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Humboldt Lagoons State Park includes Freshwater Lagoon, Stone Lagoon, and Big Lagoon. It also includes Dry Lagoon which is just marshland today. The lagoons are beautiful and a peaceful place to enjoy the water, go kayaking, head to the beach, etc.

Thank AAHolt
Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I rented kayaks from visitor center. Super friendly and helpful. We kayaked across lagoon to beach. Take water and snacks to enjoy on beach.

Thank Tucsongirl_2010
San Jose California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I've wanted to kayak Stone Lagoon for years, and we did! Go EARLY in the morning when the water is still, once the wind comes up it is pretty challenging. Neat to go over to the sandbar and walk across to the ocean! DONT GO if the sandbar is breached (Winter, usually) that is treacherous. A good activity for all... More 

Thank HappySummer2014
Placerville, California
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

How these Lagoons are formed and renewed is very interesting. We visited both Stone Lagoon and Dry Lagoon. Dry Lagoon has filled in with sand to become a wetland, and Stone Lagoon has a sand ridge dividing the ocean from the mix of salt and fresh water in it's lagoon. No dogs are allowed past the parking area to protect... More 

Thank travel69mom
Ao Nang, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to show kids the organisms that are around the beach heads as well as view tons of different wildlife. Good easy location and a great place to stretch and walk around

Thank AC C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

If you are in this area, make sure you stop at the Stone Lagoon Red Schoolhouse area off Redwood Trails Lane. We were stopped by a herd of elks leisurely strolling in front of our car on the highway. Quite a sight to see.

1 Thank ROCruiser
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We parked and walked straight to the ocean. The sky was blue and the waves were crashing in. The beach invites you to just sit a spell and take in the sounds of the great Pacific Ocean. If you have an hour or two be sure to stop and take a stroll along the ocean and lagoon. Tons of birds... More 

2 Thank Allison C
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We rented kayaks at Kayak Zak's for the day. The lagoon is large and there are many opportunities for wildlife viewing - we saw many seabirds and a playful otter. If you paddle to the sand spit that separates the lagoon from the ocean, you are treated to a pristine beach with picturesque waves. The people working at Kayak Zacs... More 

3 Thank Claire H
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Just when I thought California couldn't get anymore beautiful or interesting, I find this place! Truly stunning, and I love the geological anomalies. But don't take my word for it! Learn more here: http://www.stateparksreview.com/california-state-parks/humboldt-lagoons-state-park/.

3 Thank Brendan W
Eureka, California, United States
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Great place to have a beach bonfire, large fire rings and a nice beach. Fun to walk, look for agates and relax. Has a bathroom and is usually not crowded.

Thank William S

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