Roosevelt Elk

Amid the Redwood forest of northern California there live seven herds of elk. The Roosevelt Elk (Cervis elapses roosevelti), the largest species of elk in North America.  What is remarkable about these creatures is that they survived after much of their forest home was clear-cut by logging companies in the late 19th century. Luckily, the…

Fern Canyon

A place in the ancient forest as beautiful as the redwoods yet far less known, the Fern Canyon. I felt as if I was stepping back in time as I made my way from the Gold Bluff Beach into the canyon of ferns. The walls were so steep, I felt like a small character in…

Gold Bluffs Beach, California

If you ever have a chance to take a road trip in the U.S. make sure you take a drive up Route 101. The coast of California is beyond beautiful. The beaches are smooth and pristine. The air is wet and salty. Find your way to Gold Bluffs Beach. As part of the Redwoods National…