Warning: Elk Calving Season, Elk Can Be Aggressive
Female (cow) elk are defensive of their newly born calves. As people approach, a cow may charge and/or rear up and lash out with her front legs. For your safety, STAY 500 FEET AWAY from elk, at all times. More »
Davison Road Maintenance begins 7/7/2014. Expect delays.
Beginning July 7, road crews will be grading sections of Davison Road between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm. Visitors to Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon should expect 30 minute delays.
Jedediah Smith Campground sites available by reservation, ONLY.
Due to campground maintenance needs, first-come, first-served sites are currently unavailable at Jedediah Smith Campground. Until further notice, sites are a available by reservation, ONLY. More »
No Entrance Fees at Redwood National and State Parks this Weekend
Contact: Rick Nolan, 707-465-7304
Redwood National and State Parks’ Superintendents Jeff Bomke and
Often mentioned as “America’s Best Idea”, national parks this summer get even better as they are free to enter on these three weekends. Recognizing tough economic times call for economical fun, you can’t beat America’s 391 national parks for family time, fresh air, and opportunities to explore and learn about our great country. This Father’s Day weekend would be a good time to grab dad, family and friends, and make Redwood National and State Parks a lifelong memory.
The National Park System provides a web site to help plan your national park adventures at www.nps.gov. California State Parks also has a web site to help you in planning to visit the array of
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Did You Know?
Common in the redwood forest, ravens often scavenge food scraps found in campgrounds. Once they find an easy food source, they constantly fly over that area in search of food. Unfortunately, they may come across a marbled murrelet nest and eat the egg or chick! Please store all food items properly.