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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.


Backcountry Camping
Free permits are required for camping at all designated backcountry camps in Redwood National and State Parks, available from any visitor center (except Prairie Creek Visitor Center).


Special Use Permits
Small, medium, and large events (including weddings) held in Redwood National & State Parks may require a permit. Click here for the Application for Special Use Permit or call 707-465-7307 for more information.

Scattering human reamins also requires a Special Use Permit. Click here for more information.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Common in the redwood forest, ravens often scavenge food scraps found in campgrounds. Once they find an easy food source, they constantly fly over that area in search of food. Unfortunately, they may come across a marbled murrelet nest and eat the egg or chick! Please store all food items properly.