First, grab the backcountry trip planner!
Then, pick up a backcountry permit in person up to 24 hours in advance from either the Hiouchi or Kuchel Visitor Centers. Reservations over the phone are not permitted.
For those who like to get away, a trail to themselves, a starlit sky at night, or the lullaby crashing waves–Redwood National and State Parks offers you more than 200 miles (322 km) of extraordinary backcountry trails and eight designated backcountry campsites. Whether on foot, bicycle, or horseback, you’ll traverse a wide variety of natural habitats, including old-growth redwood forests, oak woodlands, pristine beaches, prairies, streams, and marshes.
Your best resources for planning your redwood adventure: