Tall Trees Access Road and the Skunk Cabbage Trail Road are CLOSED to vehicles.
Effective June 3, 2013, these closures are necessary due to key vacancies in park staffing, including heavy equipment operators required to grade and maintain these roads. Access to the Tall Trees Grove is still available via 8 mile hike. 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 »
Be A Junior Ranger
Want to learn even more about your parks and earn cool badges along the way? Two different programs are availabel to Junior Rangers at Redwood National and State Parks. Both are fun, informative, and free!
Visit any information center and pick up a free Redwood Junior Ranger Activity Book. Or, you can download and print a copy before leaving home by clicking here (PDF, 6.07 MB). Complete the activities at your own pace while exploring the parks with your family. When you're done, return the completed booklet to any information center to get your badge!
Ranger-Guided Program (available June - early September)
Here at Redwood National and State Parks, we're proud of our Junior Rangers. They're true partners in helping preserve these special places for future generations. Thank you!
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Did You Know?
You can travel by car to Gold Bluffs Beach to hike along a meandering stream through a hidden canyon with 30-foot walls covered by several species of ferns. Follow steps up to James Irvine Trail to a prairie that was once a small mining town above Fern Canyon.