Campgrounds open and space available, but reservations no longer accepted.
As of 9.3.2012, winter reservations no longer accepted (via reserveamerica.com; 1-800-444-7275) for Jed Smith, Mill Creek, and Elk Prairie campgrounds. This does NOT mean that sites are unavail. All sites avail. first-come, first-served basis until May. More »
Miners Ridge and Ossagon backcountry camps closed indefinitely.
Backpacker sites avail. during summer only at Gold Bluffs Beach Campground (8 sites avail.; free permit req'd; $5 fee paid on site) and year-round at Elk Prairie Campground (hiker/biker sites avail., first-come, first-served; $5 fee paid on site). More »
Temporary Closure of Coastal Drive
Contact: Lynn Erickson-Levi, 707-465-7364
Redwood National and State Parks Superintendents Steve Chaney and Jeff Bomke (acting) announced today that the north section of the park’s Coastal Drive from the Newton B. Drury Parkway to the intersection at Alder Camp Road will be closed from Monday, June 8 to Friday, June 26, 2009.
The Coastal Drive will be re-opened for weekend travel between 6:00 pm on Thursday evenings to 6:00 pm Sunday evenings.
The temporary closure is required to provide safe conditions for park
Klamath Beach Road, Alder Camp Road and the north section of the Coastal Drive that connects to both of these roads will remain open throughout this project.
For more information on the project contact Lynn Erickson-Levi at (707) 465-7364.
Did You Know?
Elk once ranged over most of the United States from Maine to New Mexico. By 1860, the eastern elk had been eliminated by hunters. By 1912, about 124 Roosevelt elk remained in northern California. Prairie Creek Redwood State Park became an elk refuge in 1923 where elk are common today.