Backcountry Fire Restrictions in Effect (Last updated: 9/10/2014)
Due to "Extreme Fire Danger," fires are currently prohibited in backcountry, including established fire rings at designated backcountry campsites and on Redwood Creek gravel bars. Personal camp stoves are allowed. Call 707-465-7335 for updates.
Pets are wonderful creatures that give comfort and companionship. A national or state park, however, is not the best place for them. For the safety of visitors and all animals (domestic and wild), and for the continued protection of your parklands, pets-with the exception of service animals-are not allowed on park trails, at ranger-led programs, or in park buildings.
Checkout this Pets brochure (PDF, 2.67 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, 2.67 MB) for a map of suggested locations for pets in the parks.
Pets under your control are allowed at the following nearby locations (be sure to inquire locally for specific regulations), from north to south:
Did You Know?
Four species of frogs and one toad utilize aquatic habitats within the redwood region. The northern red-legged frog is quite abundant and is well-camouflaged on the moist forest floor. More...