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Highway 199 is simply a gorgeous drive

A clear day on 199 is fantastic. Cold and cloudy and it is still a wonderful scenic pleasure... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Michael W
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Don't confuse this with *Redwood* National Forest

Six Rivers NF (also called Six Rivers Nat'l Recreation Area) is the area that is east of Crescent... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

A clear day on 199 is fantastic. Cold and cloudy and it is still a wonderful scenic pleasure. Lots of large trees, some right on top of the road, not as intimidating as the drive on 299, but still if you like big trees you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Six Rivers NF (also called Six Rivers Nat'l Recreation Area) is the area that is east of Crescent City and the tiny town of Hiouchi. There are a few redwoods here and there, but as you head east (inland) the redwoods disappear and the forest...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

If you enjoy hiking and trees, this is the place. I would go here with some good shoes and make sure that you bring food and water. The hikes can be a little longer (if you want them to be)

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BrianChilds071
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We drove through the Horse Mountain Botanical Area and saw some very nice views out the car window, but to make the most of this trip get out and walk along some of the trails. We saw mountain quails dashing around; lizards doing push-ups to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank chairduck
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We drove through SRNF and really enjoyed the beautiful scenery. This is amazing country. We were a little frustrated with the continuous construction and road closures.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nathatt
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A drive to that is great, driving right next to big redwood trees. Just remember that the road is slow, but then you see the great trees, up close.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank US N
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We very much enjoyed this national forest. It has many huge trees and several roads to wander. We spent one afternoon just meandering abound and relaxing. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Water shortage, not here. Pollution no way. Swimming, fishing, sun bath, kayak we have it all with dimly sunshine in summer and cool rain and thunder in the winter. Love this area.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank terriccha46
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The 299 is one of the finest byways that i have ever ridden. The scenery is spectacular. I enjoyed the view of Mount Lassen.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We only wanted to spend a little time driving through the area but we couldn't stop! We always wanted to see what was right around the corner. Wonderful drive.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 223packerbacker
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