• Image of coast redwood forest along Cal-Barrel Road

    Redwood

    National and State Parks California

Visitor Centers

Five Redwood National and State Parks information centers provide orientation, information, and trip-planning advice. Park rangers are on duty. Cooperating association bookstores offer books, maps, gifts, and more.

Hiouchi Information Center - Jedediah Smith Visitor Center - Crescent City Information Center - Prairie Creek Visitor Center - Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

 
Crescent City Information Center

Crescent City Information Center

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Crescent City Information Center
Information, exhibits, bookstore, live video feed from Castle Rock National Wildlife Refuge, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, Junior Ranger Activity Booklet

Location
1111 Second Street, Crescent City, Calif.

Hours of Operation

  • Spring-fall: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Winter: Open daily, 9 am to 4 pm
  • Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone
707-465-7335.

Interpretive Activities
Self guided Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

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Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

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Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center
Information, exhibits, bookstore, park film, passport stamp, restrooms, picnic area, beach access. ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and Activity Booklet.

Location
US Highway 101 at Orick, Calif.

Hours of Operation

  • Spring-fall: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Winter: Open daily, 9 am to 4 pm
  • Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone
707-465-7765

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Patio talks and coast walks occur during the summer. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

Exhibits
Exhibits focus on coast redwoods and watersheds-many are kid-friendly and feature new technologies!

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Hiouchi Information Center

Hiouchi Information Center

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Hiouchi Information Center
Hiouchi Information Center is closed for the season and will re-open in summer 2015.
Information, exhibits, park film, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and Activity Booklet

Location
US Highway 199 at Hiouchi, Calif.

Hours of Operation

  • Summer: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm

Phone
707-458-3294

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks, junior ranger programs, and evening campfire programs held in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, across the street. Programs occur during the summer season. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood, wildlife, and preservation history; 12-minute film on the redwoods; "Trees of the Coast Redwood Forest" self-guided walk with waysides exhibits (located just outside).

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Jedediah Smith Visitor Center

Jedediah Smith Visitor Center

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Jedediah Smith Visitor Center
Jedediah Smith Visitor Center is closed for the season and will reopen in summer 2015.
Information, exhibits, bookstore, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, trailheads, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and Activity Booklet

Location
US Highway 199 at Hiouchi, Calif.

Hours of Operation

  • Summer: Open daily, 12 am to 8 pm

Phone
707-458-3496.

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks, junior ranger programs, and evening campfire programs occur during the summer. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood, history, and wildlife exhibits.

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Prairie Creek Visitor Center

Prairie Creek Visitor Center

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Prairie Creek Visitor Center
Information, exhibits, park film, passport stamps, bookstore, restooms, pincic area, trailheads, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and Activity Booklet

Location
Just off US Highway 101, along Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway.

Hours of Operation

  • Summer: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Off-season: Thursday - Monday, 9 am to 4 pm.
  • Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone 707-488-2171.

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks, junior ranger programs, and evening campfire programs held in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park during the summer season. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood forest, wildlife, and history exhibits.

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