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  • Backcountry Fire Restrictions in Effect (Last updated: 9/10/2014)

    Due to "Extreme Fire Danger," fires are currently prohibited in backcountry, including established fire rings at designated backcountry campsites and on Redwood Creek gravel bars. Personal camp stoves are allowed. Call 707-465-7335 for updates.

Howland Hill Outdoor School

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Howland Hill Outdoor School Lodge
Dining area and restroom
HHOS kitchen
Inside the kitchen
Cabin and cabin interior
cabin interior
Cabin interior
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Campfire ring and What Is An Animal?
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Salmon survival game and checking out a nurse log
parachute games and I Spy
stream study, ranger and student, trail work
Stream study, ranger and student, trail work
journaling, microscoping, hiking back from Mill Creek
Journaling, microscoping, hiking back from Mill Creek
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Spruce classroom, Create A Park, Nickerson Ranch Trail
Woodpile, trail into the school setting, Geology I at the lodge
Restroom in the parking lot and clivis toilets

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Four species of frogs and one toad utilize aquatic habitats within the redwood region. The northern red-legged frog is quite abundant and is well-camouflaged on the moist forest floor. More...