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Redwood Trails Camp at Stone Lagoon Dec 16, 2012
Redwood Trails RV Park at Stone Lagoon is located in the middle of the Redwoods State Parks area right behind the Dry Lagoon. It is easily visible from the road and it is also well marked. Closest city to this spot is Trinidad, where you can get good coffee and supplies at the local market. Beauty of this place lays in seclusion, wild life, nature but also closeness to the main road that curves around the North California coastline.
We went for camping under the deep shade of the tall threes on a bit higher ground that ensured dry sleeping. Camp is fully equipped for RV-s and trailers, with all kinds of hookups for power and water. Bathrooms and showers are clean and well maintained, and trash is well protected from bears and other animals. All camp sites have fire places and nice park chairs and tables.
Every morning heard of 100 or so large Elks goes around the camp gazing on grass and whatever else they like. Their size is a bit scary, especially if you are facing racks of the males, and they are not afraid of people. IT is smart to let them do their thing and stay on the safe distance. Just above the camp there is sizable ground dam with lots of threes growing on it. They told me that dam is pretty old and very secure, but even it is not that big with just 4-5 meters height and holding just a small lake, that water could just overtake roots that are holding the dam and rush all over us… Little beautiful path takes you around the lake, with bunch of benches and nice vistas. When we were in that area mushrooms were coming out like carpets, and you had to literally walk over them because there was no space to avoid stepping on them. Beautiful old red barn standing next to the camp used to be some kind of grocery shop/ gift shop, but now it is in “renovation” process. All over the area you can see large red-wood carvings, and couple of artist has their way in their shops across the creek. Some of the statues are really masterfully done. When you arrive to the camp, you’ll have to look for the lady that runs it, because she is not in the front office all the time. But, that is not an issue, because everyone can send you her way… Cost for camp site is 20$ per night and you can have up to 8 people occupying it. There is no internet in that area, but if you drive to Trinidad in the morning you can get your morning coffee and dose of news/information in the local coffee shop.
Camp is around half mile away from the stunning Agate beach. That is the place where lots of people look for moon stones and agates, and it is open from the dusk till down. It was our favorite place to come for vine and sunset. Beach should also have a camp site, but due to budget cuts in California, most of the camps in the parks are closed.
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