Trinidad State BeachFeatures scenic vistas of the rugged coastline and Trinidad Bay.
Humboldt Lagoons State ParkPark offers boating, fishing, beach combing and hiking, near Trinidad.
Samoa Dunes Recreation AreaInformation on this recreation area managed by the Bureau of Land Management
Harry A. Merlo State Recreation AreaRecreation and fishing area near adjacent to Humboldt Lagoons State Park.
Little River State BeachFeatures fishing and boating from a small launch ramp, near Trinidad.
Sinkyone Wilderness State ParkFeatures rugged wilderness known as "the lost coast." Roosevelt elk are common. Nearest town is Garberville.
Benbow Lake State Recreation AreaRecreation and camping area along Benbow Lake, near Garberville.
Humboldt Redwoods State ParkOfficial site for the park, which features 52,000 acres of groves of old growth coast redwoods, Rockefeller Forest, 100 miles of hiking trails, fishing canoeing and swimming in the Eel River, near Weott and Avenue of the Giants.