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?
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.