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Many visitors to the Town of Scotia are in the area to see California's giant Redwoods and to enjoy the scenery.  When they get to Scotia they fall in love with the 19th century charm, the authentic architecture, the unsoiled beauty and sense of history, like a step back in time.  The New York Times described it this way:  "Nestled into a wooded hillside off Highway 101, about 250 miles north of San Francisco, Scotia is both immaculate and surreal, equal parts Mayberry and Twin Peaks.

Visitors will not want to miss the Scotia Museum which was upgraded in 2004 with three-dimensional displays, additional artifacts, videos and interactive technology, offering a personal tour of forestry management and the Town of Scotia over the years.

Scotia Museum Schedule (The Museum is temporarily closed, but will be opening soon!)

The Scotia Museum is open daily from 8am till 4pm through Labor Day.  Tours are available upon request by calling Town of Scotia (707) 764-4211.

We will be showing "California Redwoods," a 1935 movie produced by the California Redwood Association and Redwood Extraordinaire.  Also playing is a late 1950s movie series about logging and lumber operations of The Pacific Lumber Company.

The Humboldt Redwood Company Fisheries Exhibit in Scotia (near the intersection of Main and 6th Streets) is open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily for self-guided tours. This is a great learning experience for all ages. School tours may also be scheduled Monday – Friday by calling Humboldt Redwood Company (707-764-4299)

This exhibit includes six tanks with a total volume of roughly 30,000 gallons of water, almost all of which is recycle through a chiller, closed system. Fish species residing in the aquariums include Chinook salmon, steelhead trout and Sacramento pike minnow.

Excellent recreational opportunities including fishing, hiking, camping, boating and beach combing all abound within a short drive of the Town of Scotia.

 
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