Humbug Mountain S.P. to Harris Beach S.P. and then to Del Norte Coast Redwood S.P.
Brookings was begun by the lumber industry and the city is named after that company that started lumbering the area. In 2011 a tsunami of an 8' wave damaged the harbor. The tremor that created the wave was from a quake near Japan. Astounding.
Mt. Emily is the only site on the mainland U.S. that suffering attack during World War II. A plane with torpedoes took off from a Japanese submarine and luckily there was no damage. I bet the waters were patrolled by the U.S. Navy.
I spent a month moving my mileage through Oregon. I can see how the towns along the way are similar to the one along the Lake Michigan - Michigan shoreline. The areas that sustained themselves had a river outlet. Lumber, fishing, and recreation developed the areas.
In the photo you see a steel bear box. Be sure not to keep anything in your tent that will attract a bear. The trees are astounding!
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