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 »
Mill Creek Horse Trail Open
Contact: Rick Nolan, 707-465-7304
The Mill Creek horse trail is now clear and open to riders and hikers.
Mill Creek boasts one of the most productive coho (silver) salmon
The Mill Creek Horse Trail crosses the main stem of Mill Creek at two fords. To protect salmon, horse and foot traffic will not be allowed to cross these fords during the salmon spawning season; North Ford October 15th to March 31st and South Ford October 15th to May 31st. An alternate route is available.
This News Release can also be viewed, downloaded, and/or viewed here (PDF, 27.79 KB)
Did You Know?
Common in the redwood forest, ravens often scavenge food scraps found in campgrounds. Once they find an easy food source, they constantly fly over that area in search of food. Unfortunately, they may come across a marbled murrelet nest and eat the egg or chick! Please store all food items properly.