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  • 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 »

Materials For Loan

Traveling Trunks are available for loan from Instructional Media Centers in Del Norte and Humboldt county. These contain curriculum-based education materials for 7th and 8th grade teachers from the local counties. Trunks may be checked out for a three week period for use in the classroom.

The materials available to classroom teachers include a 115-page teacher’s guide and a wheeled resource truck containing supplies needed for the lessons. The teacher’s guide has 11 different units that explore research methods used by the parks' resource managers and how this research helps determine management decisions and practices.

Contact the education specialist at (707) 465-7391 for more information.

"Bridges" Traveling Trunk

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...