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Azalea State Natural Reserve
Driving Directions to Azalea SNR
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A reserve for western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale). Each spring, a profusion of pink and white blossoms scents the air. There is a picnic area available. Plan to visit in April and May when azaleas are in bloom.
Location - Directions
5 miles north of Arcata, take the McKinleyville exit off of Highway 101. Drive 2 miles east on North Bank Road and turn left into the reserve.
Coastal/temperate. Summer 50-60. Morning and evening fog is common. Winter 40-50 with 35" of annual rainfall occurring mostly November - May.
Available Activities and Facilities at Azalea State Natural Reserve