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Jackson State Forest

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Fort Bragg, CA 95437
+1 707-964-5674
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If you like trees like I do then this is an interesting place to spend some time and look around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alzor S
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Easy to see from the highway

If you go to or from Fort Bragg, you can't miss seeing at least some of Jackson State Forest... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like trees like I do then this is an interesting place to spend some time and look around. But if you do not like trees then this is probably not your jam

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you go to or from Fort Bragg, you can't miss seeing at least some of Jackson State Forest -- highway 20 goes right through it. I did not get out of my car but did enjoy the drive through. There are redwoods and mixed...More

Thank half-Brit
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Trails of all levels with some amazing scenery; however, bring a map and/or program your route into your bike computer (we did the later).

Thank Emily J
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a regrowth forest, salvaged and replanted after years of over-logging. If there's a way to get into the park by car, it is well hidden.

Thank HB150
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Excellent single track through miles of beautiful redwood forest. We loved it. Thanks to the volunteers who created these beautiful trails. Be prepared for mosquitoes in the spring--a little Cutter or Off spray before you start will make you happier at the end of the...More

Thank jouneyjourney
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

You can walk/run/ride for hours under the canopy of huge trees for hours without seeing another soul. Enjoy the tranquillity but I was advised to spoil it a bit, just so the mountain lions and bears hear you approaching along the trail and disappear into...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Jackson State Forest is one eight CA State forests and by far the largest. The State Forest is a working property that offers recreation while still proceeding with periodic timber harvests. Jackson State Forest provides multiple opportunities for hiking and mountain biking. Mushroom hunting is...More

1  Thank Inglecookie
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Anyone who visits Fort Bragg should drive through the Jackson State Forest on Highway 20 at least for 5 or 10 miles as it is indescribably beautiful. Seriously, it is just breathtaking. When we said goodbye to the ocean after a day-long drive from San...More

1  Thank Janet J
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautiful area between Willitz and the coast. I camped there on a solo trip to get away for a while. I was looking for somewhere without a lot of people where I could be by myself for a while. If you're looking...More

3  Thank Chef_Lebowski
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

On our way up to Fort Bragg, my husband, daughter & I decided to make a quick stop at Jackson State Forest. Well that quick stop turned into two hours! We were all little kids again, exploring the forests terrain. Nearby the rest stop/parking lot...More

1  Thank Tara K
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