Resources for Parents
Places to Explore
California State Parks
Visit this site to learn about the different things you and your family can do at California's State Parks including special events, picnicking, camping, hiking and enjoying the great outdoors!
Discover The Forest
Unplug and get outside with your family to discover the wonders of the forest!
The Discovery Museum offers many thematic, hands-on exhibits with new exhibits regularly rotated into the museum.
Friends of the Dunes
Friends of the Dunes offers special family events, self-guided trail walks, and a nature center with a variety of dune ecology displays.
HSU Natural History Museum
Take the family to Arcata's Natural History Museum to learn about Redwoods, butterflies, birds, bees, bugs and fossils through a variety of interesting exhibits.
Outdoors is Cool
This website will help you discover cool outdoor places around Humboldt County. Find out where to hike, bike, canoe, camp, walk your dog or watch birds.
Redwood Parks Conservancy
RPA wants to help make your experience in the redwoods as rewarding as possible, and offers many retail outlets across the NorthCoast. Follow the links to learn more about each of the parks RPA partners with.
Redwood National Park
Plan a trip to the Redwoods with the help of this website. You can find information on hiking, camping, and learn all about Redwoods.
Save the Redwoods
Let the League help you plan your day's activities or trips to the redwoods, or learn about tours, hikes or special events taking place at different redwood parks.
Sequoia Park Zoo
This zoo features animal exhibits that include a walk-through aviary with a variety of bird species in free-flight, the Barnyard with contact corral, and Secrets of the Forest showcasing native reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates.
Six Rivers National Forest
Six Rivers National Forest offers nearly one million acres of forest for your enjoyment, relaxation, and exploration. Check out where to go to fish, mountain bike, hike, camp, hunt, picnic or swim.