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.
Park Strawberry Creek Restoration Environmental Assessment Now Available
Contact: Aida Parkinson, (707) 465-7703
Redwood National Park Strawberry Creek Restoration Environmental Assessment Now Available
The National Park Service (NPS) welcomes public comments on a proposal to restore salmon habitat in Strawberry Creek near Orick in northern Humboldt County, California.
The NPS proposes to remove invasive grasses, excavate a free-flowing channel to mimic the natural form, install log and rock structures to control streambed elevation and create habitat cover for fish, re-establish a riparian canopy along the new channel, replace an undersized culvert to improve passage for anadromous fish, and remove sediment sources on an adjacent hillslope. The project would affect about 3 acres of park land. This project is part of a partnership effort to improve habitat for threatened coho salmon and steelhead trout in the lower Redwood Creek watershed and the Orick valley.Other partners are the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Humboldt County, and the NOAA Restoration Center.
Copies of the environmental assessment are available on the internet at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/StrawberryCreek and for review during normal business hours at local libraries, park offices in Crescent City and Orick.
Comments must be submitted in writing or by electronic mail by March 30, 2014 and may be sent to
For additional information or to obtain a copy, please contact Aida Parkinson at (707) 465-7703 or e-mail us.
Download this press release here (PDF 34 KB)
Did You Know?
Redwood National and State Parks protects 37 miles of rugged California coastline. Off-shore seastacks provide nesting for about 40 percent of California's seabirds. Drive to the Klamath River Overlook on Requa Road to view where this wild and scenic river meets the sea.