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Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Overview
Located along the scenic Avenue of the Giants, Humboldt Redwoods State Park is California's largest redwood state park and includes the Rockefeller Forest, the largest remaining contiguous old-growth coast redwood forest in the world. The trees here are thousands of years old and have never been logged. It is 45 miles south of Eureka and 20 miles north of Garberville near Weott. Many accessible features are available throughout this widespread park. Phone 707-946-2409.

Camping
Albee Creek Campground. Open Memorial Day through mid-October, Albee Creek is located 5 miles west of the Avenue of the Giants on the Mattole Road. Campsites 4, 26, 28, and 35 are accessible including restrooms with showers and adjacent accessible parking.
Burlington Campground.There are four accessible campsites in this small campground adjacent to the park headquarters and visitor center. Accessible campsites are 2, 31, 36, and 54. The Campground has two restroom/shower buildings, one of which is fully accessible and the other is an older accessible design. Assistance may be needed reaching showers controls from the folding bench. The path of travel from campsites to restroom is paved and generally accessible, and accessible parking is very near each restroom. The campfire center offers accessible seating and access to the stage.
Cuneo Creek Horse Camp. Open mid-April to mid-October, this campground is reserved for campers bringing their horses to the park. It is located off the Mattole Road eight miles west of the Avenue of the Giants. An accessible camping and restrooms with showers are available. Accessible mounting platform is available.
Hidden Springs Campground. Open mid-April through Labor Day, Hidden Springs is located 5 miles south of the Visitor Center on the Avenue of the Giants, just south of the town of Myers Flat. Accessible campsites and combination restrooms with showers are available. Where space permits, accessible parking is adjacent to some of the restrooms.

Picnic Area
Founder's Grove. Accessible picnicking, parking, and comfort station are available.
Williams Grove has accessible picnic sites, restroom and parking.
Women's Federation Grove. Accessible picnic sites, restroom and parking are available.

Trails
The Founder’s Trail is accessible for about 0.50 mile through a redwoods setting. Parking. Accessible parking is available.
Founder’s Grove Trail. Accessibly designed, parking, routes, and comfort station are available. The accessible route to the trailhead requires crossing the entry road traffic.
The Gould Grove Nature Loop Trail is a .6 mile loop trail located near the Burlington campground and visitor center. The trail follows the South Fork Eel River and winds through majestic redwood stands. The surface is compacted soil. Accessible parking and visitor center facilities are located near the trailhead.
The Fleishmann Grove Trail is a .7 mile “out and back” trail located near the Burlington campground and visitor center. The trail follows the South Fork Eel River and winds through majestic redwood stands. The surface is compacted soil. Accessible parking and visitor center facilities are located near the trailhead.
The Rockefeller Loop Trail is a .6 mile loop adjacent to the South Fork Eel River. The trail offers excellent viewing opportunities of old growth redwoods and sweeping views of Bull Creek and the Eel River. The trail is constructed of compacted soil. Accessible parking at the trailhead is available.

Exhibits/Programs
Visitor Center. Many accessible features are present. Routes of travel and entry ramp are now fully accessible. A listening assistance system is available. Some park brochures are available in Braille. The sales items are generally accessible, the transaction counter is accessible and most of the exhibits are accessibly designed. An exterior unisex restroom is accessible. Accessible parking is available.

Other Information
Cuneo Creek Horse Camp. Accessible equestrian features are available.[under construction]

Definitions & Terms
Accessible
Meets all or most of the current accessibility standards; most visitors with disabilities will not need assistance.
Generally accessible
Meets many current codes and has few barriers, but some visitors with disabilities may need assistance.
Usable
Meets some current codes but has some barriers; many visitors with disabilities may require assistance.
Designated accessible
Describes facilities that have been set aside and usually signed or “designated” accessible because they met accessibility codes when built. Such facilities may vary from newer suggested guidelines in specified ways, and improvements may be planned or ongoing. Minor variations from guidelines are not usually described. This term is often used for parking spaces that are reserved for visitors with disabilities even though there may be minor issues with slope, signage, or size.


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