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Redwood Creek Access Road Maintenance, July 12 - August 6, 2010

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Date: July 7, 2010
Contact: Shaun Bessinger, 707-465-7361

Access to the Redwood Creek trailhead in Redwood National and State Parks will be restricted beginning Monday, July 12th through Friday, August 6th while park maintenance crews replace culverts along the onehalf mile entrance road to the trailhead. The road work will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

One-way controlled access to the trailhead will be available on
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The access road will be
closed to the public on Wednesdays for the duration of the project. The access road will be open every day after 5:00 P.M. and on weekends.

The Redwood Creek Trail is a primary access point for day hikers and backpackers along Redwood Creek. The trailhead is located off on Bald Hills Road off of Highway 101, approximately 1 mile north of Orick, CA. Current road and trail information for access to Redwood Creek and other trails within Redwood National and State Parks may be obtained by calling the Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center at 707-465-7765.

This News Release can also be viewed, downloaded, and/or printed here (PDF, 28 KB)

Did You Know?

Lyons Ranch

All that remains of a sheep ranch owned by the Lyons family for more than 100 years is a barn, several shepherds' cabins, and orchards. You can visit Lyons Ranch Historic Site via the Lyons Ranch Trail which begins at mile 17.0 on Bald Hills Road.