Primary Pollutants of Concern
Poor air quality in summer occasionally impacts Redwood National and State Parks. This can happen if there are numerous wildfires to our east - or to our north. Normal winds here in the summer blow from the ocean onto the land, and this generally keeps our coastal air fairly clear. But not always.
What City to Search For When Checking Air Quality?Redwood National and State Parks are a 70 mile (100km) long area on the far northern coast of California. Check for air quality at any of these three locations ; Crescent City is in the north of the Parks, Klamath is in the middle, and Orick is in the southern end of the Parks.
Air Quality Index (AQI) Information and Smoke MapsAirNow.Gov provides AQI information for any area, as well as fire and smoke maps for the USA. Crescent City, CA is where the Parks' headquarters is located.
Fire In The Redwoods
Since time immemorial, fire has been a part of the redwood coast. You can learn more about the Parks' fire management and fire operations.
Get more information about current conditions across Redwood National and State Parks.
Last updated: August 26, 2021