Tall Trees Access Road and the Skunk Cabbage Trail Road are CLOSED to vehicles.
Effective June 3, 2013, these closures are necessary due to key vacancies in park staffing, including heavy equipment operators required to grade and maintain these roads. Access to the Tall Trees Grove is still available via 8 mile hike. More »
Miners Ridge and Ossagon backcountry camps closed indefinitely.
Backpacker sites avail. during summer only at Gold Bluffs Beach Campground (8 sites avail.; free permit req'd; $5 fee paid on site) and year-round at Elk Prairie Campground (hiker/biker sites avail., first-come, first-served; $5 fee paid on site). More »
Pets are wonderul creatures that give comfort and companionship. A national or state park, however, is not the best place for the. For the safety of visitors and all animals (domestic and wild), and for the continued protection of your parklands, pets-with the exception of guide animals-are not allowed on park trails, at ranger-led programs, or in park buildings.
Checkout this "Pets" brochure (PDF, 3.02 MB)for more information, including a map of suggested locations for pets in the parks and surrounding areas.
What's the Harm?
Places for Pets
In Redwood National and State Parks, pets on a leash not exceeding six feet in length, under owner control, and without creating disturbance to visitors and wildlife are allowed:
Checkout our "Pets" bochure (PDF, 3.02 MB)for a map of suggested locations for pets in the parks.
Pets under your control are are allowed at the following nearby locations (be sure to inquire locally for specific regulations), from north to south:
Did You Know?
The Columbia Lily, also known as Tiger Lily, colors the road sides and forest edges with brilliant yellow-orange blossoms from May through August. The stem is two to three feet tall and has several whorls of long, narrow leaves.