Things to do in the Area


Historic Helena Swimming Hole – Junction City, CA
Located only a few miles from 6RR this is a local favorite for its deep pool, shaded beach, jump rocks and rope swing. Take E Fork road off of 299. Drive for a few miles, it will be on your right after you’ve passed through what remains of the town of Helena.

Rigdzin Ling, Chagdud Gonpa Foundation – Junction City, CA
“Chagdud Gonpa Foundation (CGF) is part of an international network of centers whose origin is Chagdud Gonpa in Tibet, a monastery founded in the 15th century. Established in 1983 by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, CGF offers teachings and meditation practices from the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism”
Open to visitors 9:00pm – 5:00pm daily

The Temple of the Forest Beneath the Clouds
Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park – Weaverville, CA
“The temple is the oldest continuously used Chinese temple in California. On display are art objects, pictures, mining tools, and weapons used in the 1854 Tong War. This Taoist temple is still a place of worship and a fascinating look into the role played by Chinese immigrants in early California history. The temple was built in 1874 as a replacement for another that had burned.”
Temple and Visitor Center open Friday-Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Tours offered at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm

Jake Jackson Museum – Weaverville, CA
The museum is run by volunteers and is home to a large collection of tools, clothing, and artifacts that help to tell the rich history of Trinity County. The displays cover the time period prior to the arrival of settlers to the present.
Museum and Gift Shop open Wednesday and Saturday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Highland Art Center – Weaverville, CA
“The Highland Art Center is a cultural arts campus in the heart of historic downtown Weaverville including a main gallery, arts library, formal gardens, large events meadow, and artist’s studios…Enjoy perusing the roster of our upcoming monthly shows and be sure to join us for the Art Walk in Weaverville, on the first Saturday of every month between 5 and 8 PM, where we will host the opening reception for each exhibit including refreshments and a meet and greet with the artists.”
Highland art center offers classes and hosts events throughout the summer. Check out their website to see what’s happening!

Bites ‘n’ Brews (Trinity & Humboldt)

Trinity County Brewing Co. -Weaverville, CA
“Trinity County Brewing Company is a brewery and pub located in Weaverville, California. We create high-quality, full-flavored craft beer and classic pub fare. Our dream is to create a space that encapsulates the timeless pioneering spirit of Trinity County while promoting the distinctive flavor of our community.”
Open Wednesday/Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday/Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am-8pm

Tangle Blue Bar & Grill – Weaverville, CA
Full bar with local options. Menu includes a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, burgers, wraps and traditional pub style fare. They also offer “Trailhead” woodfired pizza! Outdoor dining area provides a great place to relax and enjoy the fresh Trinity County air while the kids burn off some energy.
(530) 623-4436
Open Daily 9 am – 2 am

Trinidad Bay Eatery and Gallery – Trinidad, CA
Sustainably caught seafood and organic ingredients is what sets this restaurant apart from others. “Our tuna is dolphin and turtle safe and was voted the “Best Choice for Sustainability” by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.”
Monday-Sunday 9am-8pm

Sea Grill – Eureka, CA
“Founded in 1988 by Keith Selby and Holly Blackwood, the Sea Grill is housed in an 1876 Italianate Victorian building sporting a colorful past and an antique Santo Domingo mahogany bar that traveled around the Horn in the late 1800’s. Today our highest priority remains providing you with the finest seafood, prime rib, steaks and salads in the area; and to serve you in a fun, friendly and elegant atmosphere.”
Open Tuesday-Saturday 5pm-9pm

Los Bagels – Arcata and Eureka, CA
“Los Bagels is a café that brings together the rich flavors and traditions of Jewish and Mexican cuisine. Whether you’re celebrating Dia de los Muertos, Hanukkah, Passover, or Mexican Independence Day, you can find something to enjoy at Los Bagels. Our menu features an eclectic mix of pastries, breads, and other tasty treats, including baked bagels, Challah, Macaroons, Knish, empanadas, handmade chorizo, and freshly made guacamole. Stop by and taste the unique blend of flavors at Los Bagels.”
Open Everyday 7am-3pm

Renata’s Crêperie – Arcata, CA
A unique Crêperie serving a combination of sweet and savory crepe options, vegan soups, organic salads, and exceptional espresso.
Open Everyday 8am-2pm

Six Rivers Brewery – Mckinleyville, CA

Humboldt County

Humboldt County Historical Society -Eureka, CA
“For over half a century the Humboldt County Historical Society has been a repository for local historic materials. Collections that are unique to our archive include hundreds of maps, over 65,000 photographs, historic business records and criminal ledgers. Original documents and research materials are available to the public through our research center.”
Open Wednesday-Friday, 12:30-6:30

Prairie Creek Redwood State Park
Fifty miles north of Eureka, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park protects sandy beaches and open meadows grazed by magnificent herds of Roosevelt elk. Ferns cascade down canyon walls. Lush stands of the world’s tallest living tree species, the coast redwood, stand in primeval majesty. Visitors can stay at either Elk Prairie or Gold Bluffs Beach campgrounds and explore the park via three scenic drives, 75 miles of hiking trails, and a 19-mile bike loop. A World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, Prairie Creek and the three other parks in the Redwood National and State Parks group protect 45 percent of California’s remaining old-growth redwoods
127011 Newton B Drury Pkwy, Redwood National and State Parks
Orick, CA 95555
Natural History Museum, Cal Poly Humboldt – Arcata, CA The HSU Natural History Museum is a family-friendly spot in Arcata, ideal for visitors of all age groups. The Museum is all about Natural history and education; though it is within a small building, the display here is definitely appreciative. Here you can watch a large display of Fossils, insects, birds, dinosaurs, and an excellent overview of life in the Redwoods. Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm