Crescent Beach

Redwood National and State Parks Part Two: Forest and Coastal Beauty

The next morning, we worried because as we left the hotel, it rained steadily. We decided to just go and see what happens, hoping the rain would let up. A very friendly volunteer ranger at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center encouraged us to go on a hike anyway, even in the light rain because it was even more magical with the rain. I wasn’t sure what she was talking about but because she was so enthusiastic, we listened to her. I bundled up by putting on my water resistant black Columbia jacket and the recently purchased water repellent hat. Loretta didn’t have a water repellent jacket but she took the umbrella and we set out on a three mile hike through Prarier Creek trail and the Foothills trail.

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