WARNING: High Tides (up to 8 ft or 2.4 m) This Week
Please exercise extreme caution when entering coves, jetties, and coastal areas with steep cliffs (e.g. Carruthers Cove). There is great potential for entrapment, as higher than usual tides may flood normally present beaches and escape routes. More »
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.
All visitor centers are physically accessible to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are not available. TDD phones are not available. Other accessible areas (north to south) include Crescent Beach (picnic area), Crescent Beach Overlook (picnic area), Jedediah Smith Campground, Mill Creek Campground, Wilson Creek (picnic area), Lagoon Creek (picnic area), Klamath River Overlook (picnic area), High Bluff Overlook (picnic area), Big Tree Wayside (trail), Lost Man Creek (picnic area), Elk Meadow Day Use Area (picnic area) and Redwood Creek (picnic area).
The National Park Service website on accessibility is at:
Did You Know?
You can travel by car to Gold Bluffs Beach to hike along a meandering stream through a hidden canyon with 30-foot walls covered by several species of ferns. Follow steps up to James Irvine Trail to a prairie that was once a small mining town above Fern Canyon.