Fort Humboldt State Historic Park, Eureka

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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park is a California state park, located in Eureka, California, United States. Displays interpret the former U.S. Army fort, which was staffed from 1853–1870, the interactions between European Americans and Native Americans in roughly the same period, and both logging equipment and local narrow gauge railroad history of the region. Within the collection, there are trains, logging equipment, including a fully functional Steam Donkey engine, and an authentic Native American dug-out canoe. The Fort overlooks Humboldt Bay from a commanding position atop a bluff. The North Coast regional headquarters of the California State Parks system is located onsite.

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  • This is a great place to go for a picnic or to fly a kite! This is one of the best kite-flying places in Eureka. The museum is nice as well. Everyone should make a point of checking this place out!  more »
  • Interesting place - local suggested it as a 15 min stop - stayed an hour and a half. Not many buildings, but well displayed - ranger is available for tours and did an EXCELLENT job. Fort was...  more »
  • Great historical location. Lots of renovations currently happening, but I was happy to see the parking lot was full with visitor parking. Train rides on Saturdays and Ed-venture Quests makes it fun for the whole family. Great place to picnic, as well.
  • Great place for the family to run around and explore while also learning about history. Bathrooms have a keycode to get in so they are only used for visitors. Picnic tables to sit and eat lunch

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