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Boyscout Tree Trail

Crescent City, CA

Boyscout Tree Trail is a 5.3 mile out and back trail located near Crescent City, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Boyscout Tree Trail
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11 Completed 4 Reviews

Nice easy hike, beautiful scenery, but terrible signage! The actual Boyscout Tree is very easy to miss. There's a small turnoff near the end of the trail on the right, and just up that hill is the Boyscout Tree. Make sure you continue on to the end of the trail to see the falls though!

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Boyscout Tree Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Boyscout Tree Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

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Hiouchi Trail
by Neal Roffmann

3 Completed 1 Reviews

Tried to find the trail head for this from the Jedediah Smith Campground, but was told by the ranger that dogs were not allowed on it.

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Boyscout Tree Trail
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

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Boyscout Tree Trail
by D V

1 Completed 1 Reviews

It's a great walk for novice/ beginner ... The scenery was just something serene ... There were a lot of people out there today but with so many trails in close proximity , I saw only two other couples on the path. I gave it 5 stars not for difficulty but for its beauty..

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Boyscout Tree Trail
by Alice Murphy

10 Completed 2 Reviews

Despite this being a popular tourist destination, there were plenty of instances on the trail when all other hikers were out of view. The silence in this forest is heavenly; the trees, of course, majestic. I'm glad that we DID have periodic run-ins with other hikers, however, because otherwise we might not have recognized the turn-off from the main trail to the location of the Boy Scout Tree.

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Little Bald Hills Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Love this trail. My husband and i are just getting back into biking but this trail is awesome it is a butt kicker with a beautiful view. We havent yet completed it yet but we are getting closer to the end.

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Rain Forest - Stout Grove
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16 Completed 9 Reviews

lots of great things to see on this little hike. easy for all ages.

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Boyscout Tree Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Legitimate trail with easy access and a rather novice experience all the way around. The Boy Scout Tree is as majestic as many of the larger Redwoods you may come across. However, it's not the end of the trail, mind you. I would suggest the general consensus would say the waterfall is the end of the trail, but some will recognize there are a few other routes to include following the waterfall up the mountain a ways. Worth doing more than once, too. l

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