• Image of coast redwood forest along Cal-Barrel Road

    Redwood

    National and State Parks California

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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.

Animals

Roosevelt Elk
Roosevelt Elk
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The ecological diversity of Redwood National and State Parks is recognized around the globe. The parks and the resources they contain, have been designated a World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve.

Visitors to Redwood National and State Parks have a great chance of seeing California sea lions, giant green sea anemone, bald eagles, Roosevelt elk, and of course, a banana slug. The ambitious visitor (and often just lucky) may see them all in one day.
 

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Columbia Lily, also known as Tiger Lily, colors the road sides and forest edges with brilliant yellow-orange blossoms from May through August. The stem is two to three feet tall and has several whorls of long, narrow leaves.