Sleep-Over

No mere community park for Arcata, California – they can boast of an entire community Forest!redwood forest

And a redwood forest too, right next to Humboldt State University.

Is it not possible to see the forest, like they say, because of all the trees?  You decide.

redwood forest

 It’s a fun place to explore…

redwood forest

…and you never know who you’ll meet around the next corner.

redwood forest

redwood forest

In spite of some rather strict rules – no smoking, no alcohol, no camping, park closes at sunset – the homeless with their sleeping bags have laid claim to seemingly every other tree.

redwood forest

redwood forest

Tzuri said she wanted to try it, camp overnight.  It was wet and foggy but I reluctantly agreed.  And man did we have fun, woke up completely rejuvenated!

under the redwoods

:) :) :)