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 (WCEC) in the southern end of the park near Orick, CA provides curriculum-based environmental education programs for students in grades 4-6, as well as facility rentals.
Reservation requests are only accepted via email. Reservation requests are first-come first-served and open May 1st 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 HHOS Seasons. To make a reservation, send a completed program request form to e-mail us
Below are program evaluations for HHOS and In-class programs. Please e-mail us the completed forms to help improve our programs.
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.
Program Flyer and Teacher Information
In spring we will post our current HHOS flyer. It will include aa letter with basic information to all teachers about reserving a program in their classroom, or at Howland Hill Outdoor School.