Wildfire season was in full force during my visit to Six Rivers National Forest in California. Smoke was in the air, distant views were hazy and the wildflowers were bright and beautiful.
Top Five Hikes + Places to Explore
- Bull Creek Flats Trail – a 7.6 mile moderate hike. Enjoy a relatively flat, long stroll through giant trees with frequent visits from wildlife.
- Founders Grove Nature Trail – an easy hike, a little over half a mile, through an old growth redwood forest.
- High Dome Trail – a four mile moderate trail to the overlook on High Dome Mountain. Enjoy views of surrounding mountains and the ocean.
- Marble Mountain Wilderness – aside from having a fantastic name, this wilderness area is known for having rugged terrain with high elevation lakes and streams.
- Smith River National Recreation Area – filled with stunning mountains, river canyons, unique rock formations, wildflowers and ample opportunity for hiking and exploring.
What are some of your favorite hikes and places to explore in Six Rivers National Forest?