Howland Hill Outdoor School

HHOS Education

Howland Hill Outdoor School (HHOS) has been providing educational programs in Redwood National and State Parks since 1978. HHOS offers curriculum based environmental education programs for students in grades K-5 at Howland Hill and other Park locations. Redwood National and State Parks North District Environmental Education program also offers educational opportunities in local schools as well as several new distance learning programs. During the off-season when there are not Park programs at the facility, HHOS also offers facility rentals for education-based groups.

HHOS is located near Crescent City, CA and is one of two outdoor schools in Redwood National and State Parks. Wolf Creek Education Center provides curriculum-based environmental education programs for students in grades 4-6 as well as facility rentals in the southern end of the park near Orick, CA.

Making Reservations

Reservation requests are only accepted via email. Reservation requests are first come first served and open May 1st 2017 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 HHOS Seasons.To make a reservation just e-mail us

Reservation Forms
HHOS Program Request
In-Class Program Request

HHOS Rental Agreement
HHOS Teacher Use Agreement
Jedediah Smith Teacher Use Agreement

Program Evaluations

Below are program evaluations for HHOS and In-class programs. Please e-mail us the completed forms to help improve our programs.

HHOS Program Eval
In-Class Program Eval

Facility Guide

Below is a facility guide for HHOS. This guide is necessary for groups doing and overnight trip to Howland Hill and can also be help for teachers coming to HHOS for a one day educational program.

HHOS Facility Guide.pdf

Program Flyer and Teacher Information
Below is our most resent HHOS Flyer and a letter with basic information to all teachers reserving a program in their classroom or at Howland Hill Outdoor School.

HHOS Flyer Spring 2017.pdf
HHOS Letter to Teachers.pdf

Banana Slugs and Redwood Trees
Banana Slugs and Redwood Trees
HHOS Community Events
HHOS Community Events
Rangers wear many hats.
Rangers wear many hats.
Learn about Adaptations
Learn about Adaptations
Learning can be fun!
Learning can be fun!
Photo op at Grandfather Spruce
Photo op at Grandfather Spruce
Restroom in the parking lot and clivis toilets
Dining area and restroom
HHOS kitchen
Inside the kitchen
Cabin and cabin interior
cabin interior
Cabin interior
Find Your Park
RNSP Environmental Education

Last updated: April 28, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1111 Second Street
Crescent City, CA 95531


(707) 465-7335

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