Most Popular Guided Hikes

Lady Bird Johnson Trail

Easy level trail. This walk among ancient redwoods and Douglas fir gives you an intimate look at a magnificent ridge-top redwood forest, with its complement of understory plants.

Lost Man Creek Trail

Easy level trail. Tralihead begins at Lost Man Creek Picnic Area.The first 1/2 mile of this 2-8 hour hike is a gentle stroll ideal for families. This is a moderate trail with non-level grades.

Dolason Prairie

Moderate level trail. 10-mile (16-km) round trip hike through the prairie. This is an all-day hike with some steep grades and switchbacks through open prairie country.

Time-Trail Recommendations

If You Have An Hour

Hike the shady, flat Redwood Grove Loop Trail. Take a flashlight and step inside the famous Fremont Tree. There’s room for the whole family!

If You Have A Day

Walk from the campground through the ponderosa pines and chaparral of the sandhill community down to the Redwood Grove Loop Trail and back—about 5 miles roundtrip. At the halfway point, head to the visitor center to learn about wildlife, plants, logging, and other park lore.

If You Have A Full Day

See some of Cowell’s finest sights on a loop that includes the Redwood Grove, Observation Deck, Overlook Bench, Cathedral Redwoods, and Cable Car Beach.

Rules And Regulations

About us


Hiking Cafe offers reasonably-priced, professionally-guided hiking tours in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Our local tour guides lead you through this almost prehistoric landscape of towering giants, enormous tree trunks, ferns, and lush vegetation met only in California.

Our tours consist of physically-demanding hikes of different duration along familiar and stunning trails this charming park has to offer.

Please, mind following rules and regulations, established to protect park areas for the enjoyment of future generations as well as for the safety and convenience of park visitors. Have a look at rules and regulations before a trip. We appreciate your cooperation.

Tiffany Owen an experienced tour manager