Redwood National and State Parks

Redwood National and State Parks

Boat Creek Trail

* Location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
* Trailhead: Marked trailhead is off Friendship Ridge Trail, approximately 1/2 mile south of junction with West Ridge Trail.
* Mileage: 1.7
* Difficulty Level: Moderate, some steep grades and switchbacks
* Description: Hike along spring-fed Boat Creek, which flows through a steep canyon where spruce was logged during WW I to provide wood for the construction of aircraft. Old-growth redwoods and many coastal vistas make this a special trail through an especially scenic area of the parks.