The Hiker's hip pocket Guide
to the Humboldt Coast

by Bob Lorentzenhiking the humboldt coast

We've added many new hiking trails to this edition, which details the most spectacular coast in our series. The only trail guide covering popular Redwood National Park, many fine state and county parks, and the famous King Range/Lost Coast. Fully updated descriptions of more than 600 miles of trails. Revised maps.

A extensive guide to hiking the forests, beaches, bluffs, and mountains of Humboldt and Del Norte counties.

224 pages, 4" x 9", 32 maps, 31 illustrations, index, 1993 with updates through October, 2008.
ISBN 0-939431-13-0. trade paper

Price: 15.00


From the Table of Contents:

GENERAL MAP OF THE COASThikers guide to the humboldt coast


How to Use This Book

The Dangers

The Symbols

The History

The Climate

Get Ready, Get Set, Hike!


Lake Earl State Park & Wildlife Area

1. North to Yontocket & the Mouth of Smith River

2. Dead Lake Loop

Redwood National Park & Del Norte Coast

3. Little Bald Hills

4. Enderts Beach/Last Chance Section, Coastal Trail

5. Damnation Creek

6. DeMartin Section, Coastal Trail

7. Footsteps Rocks

8. Hostel/Trees of Mystery Section, Coastal Trail

9. Yurok Loop/Hidden Beach Section, Coastal Trail

10. Flint Ridge Section, Coastal Trail

11. Coastal Drive & Short Trails

Prairie Creek Redwoods Stde Park

12. Carruthers Cove

13. Ossagon

14. Brown Creek/Rhododendron/South Fork Loop

15. West Ridge to Butler Creek Camp

16. Elk Prairie Loop

17. James Irvine/Miners Ridge Loop

18. Fern Canyon Loop

19. Friendship Ridge/Coastal Loop

Redwood National Park (South Portlon)

20. Lost Man Creek

21. Skunk Cabbage Creek

22. Lady Bird Johnson Grove Loop

23. Redwood Creek

24. Tall Trees/Emerald Ridge Loop

25. Dolason Prairie

Humboldt Lagoons to Patrick's Point

26. Dry Lagoon to Big Lagoon Beach

27. Agate Beach

28. Rim Loop

Trinidad Area

29. Elk Head/College Cove

30. Mill Creek to Beach

31. Tsurai Loop on Trinidad Head

32. Indian Beach

33. Other Trinidad Trails

Humboldt Bay Area

34. Mad River Beach and Dunes

35. Arcata's Redwood Park

36. Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary

37. Elk River Wildlife Refuge

38. Table Bluff County Park

Ferndale Area

39. Centerville Beach North

40. Centerville Beach South

41. Russ Park

42. Cape Mendocino

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

43. Hiker's Guide to Avenue of the Giants

44. Bull Creek Flats

45. Grasshopper Peak

46. Squaw Creek Ridge

King Range Conservation Area / Lost Coast

47. Mattole River South

48. Smith-Etter Road to Beach

49. Kings Crest North

50. Lightning to Kings Peak

51. Kings Crest South

52. Shelter Cove North

53. Hidden Valley to Chemise Mountain to Whale Gulch

Other Southern Humboldt Trails

54. New Lost Coast

55. Pioneer Meadow Loop

56. Tanoak Springs/Durphy Creek Loop


California Coastal Trail

Cross Reference listing:

Handicap Access Trails

Backpack Trails

Mountain Bike Trails

Equestrian Trails

Beach Walks (or Runs)

Common & Scientific Names of Plants





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The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to Sonoma County, 3rd edition by Bob Lorentzen

Hiking the California Coastal Trail Volume Two: Monterey to Mexico—The Guide to Walking the Golden State's Beaches and Bluffs from Border to Border by Bob Lorentzen and Richard Nichols

The Hiker's hip pocket Guide to the Mendocino Coast—Third Edition by Bob Lorentzen

Trails of Santa Cruz, 4th Edition by Ben Pease

Big Basin Redwoods State Park Annotated Trail Map by Redwood Hikes Press

Redwood National and State Parks: South, 4th Edition by Redwood Hikes Press

Redwood National and State Parks: North, 4th Edition by Redwood Hikes Press

Redwood Coast/Eureka/Arcata/McKinleyville/Crescent City Street Map by GM Johnson Maps

Humboldt Redwoods State Park Map, 2nd Edition by Redwood Hikes Press

The Hikerís hip pocket Guide to the Humboldt/Del Norte Coast, 3rd Ed. by Bob Lorentzen

Monterey Bay Map by Bluewater Maps

Notebooks From the Emerald Triangle by A Novel by Bill Bradd

Wildflowers of California's North Coast Range by Reny Parker

San Francisco: Intellect and Passion by Ken Auster