Whether you are looking to enjoy nature or the cultural side of the area, camp with an RV at Riverwalk RV Park & Campground and you can do it all. With the wonderful community of Fortuna nearby, here you can rest and relax while also enjoying a heated swimming pool, a hot tub, playground, horseshoes, game room, and nature trails. Within minutes, you could also be kayaking or fishing near the RV campground. You will also find yourself well connected, with full hookups offered at every site and 30 or 50 amp service options. Wi-Fi is available around the campground and so is cable TV. When you work up a sweat during the daily adventures, you can make use of the laundry and shower facilities, and a stop by the general store will enable you to stock up on groceries and fishing and camping supplies.
When you leave the pleasant confines of this Fortuna campground, you can experience some of the exciting attractions in the area. From the spectacular natural areas to the action-packed casinos, you can book an RV in Humboldt County and have fun any time of year. There are some small-town options nearby like Eureka, or you can go big with a day trip down the coast to San Francisco or Sacramento. You can see all sorts of interesting history and culture at the Clarke Historical Museum or study creatures at the Sequoia Park Zoo. Check out a drive-through tree, tour a few wineries, and spend time on one of the nearby golf courses while you're RV camping at Riverwalk RV Park and Campground.
The Great Outdoors
There are all sorts of unique natural areas to visit while renting an RV in the area, so whether you want to go on an exploratory expedition or seek out your own special spot in the wild, you'll find what you're looking for. A visit to either Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Loleta or Headwaters Forest Reserve in Arcata will definitely be in order if you are interested in seeing nature in all its glory. The former will give you an excellent chance to see the birds and wildlife of the bay, spanning from the dunes to the salt marshes. A trip to Headwaters gives you a chance to hike a couple of trails in a rainforest-like setting; one of the trails is only open for in-depth guided tours.
It will be a lot easier to get lost in Mendocino National Forest, found near the Mad River. Crossing through multiple towns and covering hundreds of miles, this 900,000-acre area is the only one of California’s national forests to have no paved roads passing through it. It's a terrific spot to hike around and see some amazing scenery largely untouched by human hands. There are areas for camping as well as fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, off-roading, and interpretive areas for nature viewing.
Make sure you also take the time to explore Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Weott, as you will find few sights like it left in the world. One of the largest redwood forests remaining on the planet, you can see some epic trees here along with the beauty of the Eel River. Enjoy recreational activities like hiking, fishing, boating, and biking, or check out the area from an interpretive angle and try the guided tours and exhibits offered within the park.
Explore the City
There are numerous other unique attractions in the area to explore during an RV rental vacation. Proximity to the coast means you'll have plenty of options for seafood, and the local wineries are another great way to experience the northern California culture. Stop by a spot like Chapman’s Gem and Mineral Museum to see more sights you won’t find anywhere else. With a collection showcasing items from all over the nation, you can observe all sorts of crystals, geodes, agates, and petrified wood here. From sculptures of chimpanzees to dinosaur bones, the exotic displays you can find here are something to see.
If you want to check out some creatures while you're here, you can’t go wrong with a trip to the Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka. Home to around 1,200 animals spanning 300 species, you can see everything from red pandas to bush dogs at this 60-acre complex. Established in 1907, the oldest zoo in California has a cafe, gift shop, and more to enjoy along with its aviary and collection of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles from all over the world.
To check out some history and culture at the same time, you will definitely want to visit the Clarke Historical Museum. From the Native American settlers to the gold mining boom and the logging industry that led into the present day, there aren’t many better ways to travel through the area's history. Exhibits include rooms that'll take you through different periods and rotating displays highlighting Native American culture and geology, from baskets and art to the minerals found in the mines.