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At the "gateway to the tall trees country", Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area offers camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and swimming on South Fork of the Eel River which winds through the park for almost two miles. One of the few virgin redwood stands remaining in this area can be seen on the Grove Trail.
Standish-Hickey began as a 40-acre campground acquired by the Save-the-Redwoods League in 1922. It was named to honor Edward Ritter Hickey local lumberman who died of influenza while caring for the victims of the epidemic of 1918. In the late 1950's, the Standish family donated over five hundred acres, and additional acquisitions through the years have brough the park's total acreage to 1,012. Much of the land, clear-cut and then burned over in a disastrous fire in the mid-1940's is just now regaining its former beauty.
Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here
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2014 Reservation Period:
Sites 1-35: Reservations available All Year Sites 36-98: Reservations available May 15 - October 15; Closed when not on reservations. Sites 100-162: Reservations available July 1 - September 15; Closed when not on reservations.