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  • WARNING: High Tides (up to 8 ft or 2.4 m) This Week

    Please exercise extreme caution when entering coves, jetties, and coastal areas with steep cliffs (e.g. Carruthers Cove). There is great potential for entrapment, as higher than usual tides may flood normally present beaches and escape routes. More »

  • 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.

Let's Move Outside

Let's Move Outside!

Be a Part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Campaign to End Childhood Obesity

We dare you to try and keep up with the Junior Rangers at Redwood National & State Parks! It's fun and healthy to play in the parks and now National Park Junior Rangers get an extra reward for "moving it outside."

Redwood National & State Parks is proud to be selected as one of 20 national parks kicking off Let's Move Outside Junior Ranger programs. Young people who complete at least one physical activity in pursuit of their Junior Ranger badge receive a special sticker that designates them as a Let's Move Outside Junior Ranger. Stickers may be earned by joining one of the parks' Ranger-led Junior Ranger programs offered in campgrounds, or hiking one of the many park trails with their family. A day of hiking is not only great exercise, but also an incredibly fun way to see and learn about the parks.

Redwood National and State Parks Junior Ranger Program
Let's Move Outside official webpage
Let's Move Outside Junior Ranger official webpage
Hiking Trails in Redwood National and State Parks
News Release: Let's Move Outside: More Action and New Rewards for Junior Rangers at Redwood National and State Parks

Did You Know?

redwood cone

A redwood cone is the size of an olive. Each cone contains 60 to 120 seeds. One tree may produce 10 million seeds but only a few will reach maturity. If a seed settles in just the right place it may grow into a tree that will live more than 2,000 years.