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Crescent City Attractions: Things to do in Crescent City
"We took the Howland Hill Road scenic drive in the early morning, only saw a few other vehicles, was very serene with those majestic Redwoods. Really lovely and a fairly short (1/2 hour?) relatively easy drive."
"The lighthouse keepers are allowed to stay 30 days at a time and the list of volunteers is filled through 2015. They live in the working lighthouse and offer tours, operate the gift shop and keep things tidy. The two we met were terrific hosts and have been doing this for a number of years. The ligh..."thouse is now on the summer schedule open seven days a week at low tide (1-4 pm). No pictures are allowed inside (homeland security, but you can take area pictures from the top where the light is located. The walk to the lighthouse is moderate as the sand can be loose, but most people that make it to Walmart should be fine. The grounds are beautiful with pink flox and on a clear blue sky day, the views are tremendous. Read the material on the walls, notice the banjo clock in the living area, see the two-way door to the cellar and to the stairs to the light. It was treat to see the keepers so enthusiastic about their "history" lessons and their enjoy answering questions. Parking is across t...
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"We followed the river to Klamath Point ans it was well worth the short trip. There is a half mile trail to a viewing platform that goes down at a steep pitch and the trip up is tedious. Better be in good shape to tackle it, but the views are wonderful. The river flows past the Requa Inn and there is..." a trail from the Inn to the river. This is a most majestic spot and well worth the drive to the point. Views from the Rt 101 bridge are great, but nothing like the Point. We saw two whales pass by during our hour visit. Restrooms and large parking lot with picnic tables.
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