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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.

Fire News Releases

September 01, 2011
Fall Prescribed Fire Activities Announced
National Park Service Superintendent Steve Chaney announced today that Redwood National and State Parks will conduct a series of prescribed burns this fall in the prairies and oak woodlands in the Bald Hills east of Orick, Calif., as well as in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.

September 01, 2010
Fall Prescribed Fire Activities in the Bald Hills
Redwood National and State Parks will conduct a series of prescribed burns this fall in the prairies and oak woodlands of the Bald Hills east of Orick. The prescribed fire season in the parks begins in late September or early October as weather conditions permit.

September 01, 2010
Fall Prescribed Fire Activities Announced
National Park Service Superintendent Steve Chaney announced today that Redwood National and State Parks will conduct a series of prescribed burns this fall in the prairies and oak woodlands in the Bald Hills east of Orick.

Did You Know?

Trail through Stout Grove.

While oceans contain most of Earth's carbon, about half stored on land in Redwood National and State Parks is in soils. The amount of carbon in the upper two meters of soil alone is ~14 million metric tons. That's equal to 1% of total U.S. emission in a year!