Campgrounds open and space available, but reservations no longer accepted.
As of 9.3.2012, winter reservations no longer accepted (via reserveamerica.com; 1-800-444-7275) for Jed Smith, Mill Creek, and Elk Prairie campgrounds. This does NOT mean that sites are unavail. All sites avail. first-come, first-served basis until May. More »
Miners Ridge and Ossagon backcountry camps closed indefinitely.
Backpacker sites avail. during summer only at Gold Bluffs Beach Campground (8 sites avail.; free permit req'd; $5 fee paid on site) and year-round at Elk Prairie Campground (hiker/biker sites avail., first-come, first-served; $5 fee paid on site). More »
Be a VIP: Volunteer-In-Parks!
Each position has its own set of duties; training will be provided. VIPs may help in one or more of the following tasks:
Volunteers who work at least 32 hours a week may qualify for free park housing. Volunteers are usually required to have a reliable vehicle for personal transportation, though a government vehicle will be provided during work hours.
We welcome VIPs from all over the United States and the world to live and work in this special place. With the exception of Campground Host positions (see below), available VIP opportunities in Redwood National and State Parks (and other federal land management agencies) can be found and applied for online at www.volunteer.gov/gov. Or, for an information packet and application, or just to learn more about VIP opportunities in Redwood National and State Parks, contact the Volunteer Coordinator:
Did You Know?
Redwood National and State Parks protects 37 miles of rugged California coastline. Off-shore seastacks provide nesting for about 40 percent of California's seabirds. Drive to the Klamath River Overlook on Requa Road to view where this wild and scenic river meets the sea.