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.
Be A Junior Ranger
Want to learn even more about your parks and earn cool badges along the way? Two different programs are available 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 (see the flipbook below). Or, you can download and print a copy before leaving home by clicking here (PDF, 7.4 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! Booklets mailed to the park will not receive badges.
The Redwood Junior Ranger Activity Book is available in several languages!Junior Ranger 活动手册 (Chinese-simplified, PDF 7.6MB)
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?
The famous drive-through giant sequoia in the Mariposa Grove of Yosemite National Park fell in 1969 under heavy snow. Today there are three coast redwood drive-through trees along Highway 101 in northern California. All are on private property and charge admission.