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Jackson State Forest

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Found while driving on hwy 20. Walked around campground. Beautiful location for camping. We did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne S
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Stop and smell the trees!

If you're traveling on Hwy 20, you must stop at the roadside here to have lunch. The hum of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found while driving on hwy 20. Walked around campground. Beautiful location for camping. We did not camp but the sites were set in a tree covered environment.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're traveling on Hwy 20, you must stop at the roadside here to have lunch. The hum of the trees will recharge your battery. So quiet, so green and the sound of distant water. We never miss it when we go through.

Thank TechMistress
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We drove through here coming back from Fort Bragg. It is a pretty forest and is a nice drive...if you can avoid the folks trying to go 20 MPH over the speed limit. The trees are very nice and is well worth the trip.

1  Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We saw dozens of beautiful redwood trees, so grand ...and all kinds of firs... plenty of places to pull over to stop and get out to take photos... Your phones may not work in the deep forests, same with gps...

Thank alranlom
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

2  Thank half-Brit
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
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
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
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

1  Thank fearlessbiker916
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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