Howland Hill Outdoor School

 
Logo, round. Inset image of cabin in the redwoods for learning. Text: Redwood National and State Parks, Howland Hill Outdoor School
Howland Hill Outdoor School

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Howland Hill Outdoor School

Howland Hill Outdoor School (HHOS) has been providing educational programs in Redwood National and State Parks since 1979. HHOS offers curriculum-based immersive environmental education programs for students in grades K-5. The facility is generally available for self-directed use by education groups when these classes are not in session.

HHOS is located near Crescent City, CA and is one of two outdoor schools in Redwood National and State Parks. The Wolf Creek Education Center (WCEC) is located near Orick, CA, and provides curriculum-based environmental education programs for students in grades 4-6, as well as self-directed facility use. Check out our facility guide for more information.


Registration for in-person programs during the 2021-22 school year generally opens at 8:00 am Pacific Standard Time on May 1st. At this time, there is no set date when in-person trips to Howland Hill Outdoor School can be made.

Email us with questions, or for the most up-to-date information on in-person visits.
 
Left Image: Rangers with child dressed like a banana slug. Right Image: Ranger and children under a redwood tree.
Banana Slugs and Redwood Trees
 
Left Image: HHOS information at community event.  Right Image: Children play next to river bank.
HHOS Community Events
 
Left Image: Ranger dressed as a waiter with two kids.  Right Image: Ranger dressed as a logger with two kids.
Rangers wear many hats.
 
Left Image: Ranger with child dressed like banana slug.  Right Image: Children dress up like a condor.
Learn about Adaptations
 
Left Image: Ranger with child wearing bat wings.  Right Image: Child crawling under obstacle course.
Learning can be fun!
 
Three rangers and class take picture under Grandfather Spruce tree.
Photo op at Grandfather Spruce
 
Inside the kitchen area
Inside the kitchen/food preparation area
 
Left Image: HHOS eating area.  Right Image: Bathrooms
Dining area and restroom with flush toilets
 
Clivus privy in parking area and up another at the facility
Clivus privy at the parking area and another at the outdoor school facility
 
Left Image: HHOS cabin.  Right Image: Interior of cabin.
Cabin and cabin interior
 
cabin interior
Cabin interior with raised platform sleeping areas
 

Last updated: June 18, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1111 Second Street
Crescent City , CA 95531

Phone:

707 464-6101

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