Warning: Elk Calving Season, Elk Can Be Aggressive
Female (cow) elk are defensive of their newly born calves. As people approach, a cow may charge and/or rear up and lash out with her front legs. For your safety, STAY 500 FEET AWAY from elk, at all times. More »
Davison Road Maintenance begins 7/7/2014. Expect delays.
Beginning July 7, road crews will be grading sections of Davison Road between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm. Visitors to Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon should expect 30 minute delays.
Jedediah Smith Campground sites available by reservation, ONLY.
Due to campground maintenance needs, first-come, first-served sites are currently unavailable at Jedediah Smith Campground. Until further notice, sites are a available by reservation, ONLY. More »
Redwood Creek Access Road Maintenance, July 12 - August 6, 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
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?
You can travel by car to Gold Bluffs Beach to hike along a meandering stream through a hidden canyon with 30-foot walls covered by several species of ferns. Follow steps up to James Irvine Trail to a prairie that was once a small mining town above Fern Canyon.