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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 »


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At Redwood National and State Parks, National Park Service (federal) staff, California State Parks (state) staff, volunteers, and others work side-by-side to care for one of the most important natural and cultural landscapes in the world. Our workforce consists of a variety of professional, administrative, technical, clerical, and trade employees.

For more information about working for either agency, as well a list of current job vacancy announcements in Redwood National and State Parks, select from the following links:

National Park Service jobs
California State Parks jobs
Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs)

National Park Service and California State Parks staff with visitors at Crescent City Information Center.
At Redwood National and State Parks, National Park Service staff, California State Parks staff, and others work side-by-side, like at the Crescent City Information Center front desk.
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Bald Hills Road serves as a scenic byway to a high prairie landscape dotted with magnificent 300-year-old Oregon white oak trees. This region of the parks offers fields of colorful springtime wildflowers and trail access to several historic ranches. A Roosevelt elk herd could surprise you!