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 »
Photos & Multimedia
Sturdy Survivors explains how plants survive along the windswept, salty coastline. 120 KB pdf
Home and Hostel chronicles the present-day site of the Redwood Hostel. 175 KB pdf
Pond's Past Life depicts the many human uses of Lagoon Creek. 2.09 MG pdf
Spirit of the Salmon records Yurok life within the Klamath River. 94.4 KB pdf
River on a Rampage illustrates the 1964 flood that destroyed the Klamath River bridge. 3.75 MG pdf
Disguised to Protect reminds visitors of the hidden WWII radar station here. 209 KB pdf
Fractured Coastline exemplifies the dramatic geology along the coast. 139 KB pdf
Golden Sands records the mining history of Gold Bluffs Beach. 3.32 MP pdf
Surviving the Salt happens everyday in the redwoods. 41.9 KB pdf
Elk on the Edge shows them hunkering down in an ecotone. 56.9 KB pdf
Look out for Wild Elk! 50.9 KB pdf
B-Mill Deck is now the site of Elk Meadow Day Use Area. Check out the transformation with the next exhibit! 1 MG pdf
Back to Nature with excavators. 124 KB pdf
A Tale of Two Forests shifts our mindset about the redwood curtain. 102 KB pdf
Every Indian canoe is a Living Canoe. 360 KB pdf
Rugged Dune Life - How do those plants survive? 145 KB pdf
What does a Family Fish Camp have to do with horses in the creek? Find out! 197 KB pdf
Engineering the Estuary prompts community values. Are salmon part of your community? 71.1 KB pdf
A Wall of Gold - where did it come from? 109 KB pdf
Fern Canyon, home to an ancient sea, hosted the second Jurassic Park! 148 KB pdf
Did You Know?
All that remains of a sheep ranch owned by the Lyons family for more than 100 years is a barn, several shepherds' cabins, and orchards. You can visit Lyons Ranch Historic Site via the Lyons Ranch Trail which begins at mile 17.0 on Bald Hills Road.