Crescent City, CA 95531
Redwood National and State Parks is located in northernmost coastal California - almost on the Oregon border. The parks are about 60-miles long, with four visitor centers from north to south. We are a six to seven-hour drive (325 miles) north of San Francisco, a six-hour drive (330 miles) south of Portland, OR and a four-hour drive (170 miles) west of Redding, CA.
Visitors should be prepared for cooler and damp weather. Dress in layers and expect to get wet. Year-round temperatures along California's redwood coast: mid-40s°F (7°C) to mid-60s°F (18°C). Summer can be foggy, with highs occasionally reaching low 70s°F (20°C). Winters are cooler with considerable rain. October through April averages 60-80 inches of rain over the region.
Fern Canyon is within a day use area and requires paying a day use fee of $8 per car or showing a federal or state pass.
Redwood National Park Entrance Fee - $0.00
There are no entrance stations in the National Park. The only entrance fee is to the Gold Bluffs Beach section of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.
Gold Bluffs Beach - Day Use fee. - $0.00
Entry fee for one vehicle, valid for one day.
Gold Bluffs Beach - Day Use Entrance Fee - $8.00
For vehicle access to Fern Canyon and Gold Bluffs Beach Campground. Currently, this is the only entrance fee in Redwood National and State Parks.
Entrance Fees - $0.00
There are no entrance stations or fee booths as you drive the highways and scenic parkways through the parks. The only entrance fee is to Gold Bluffs Beach / Fern canyon.
Entrance Fees - $0.00
There are no entrance fees into Redwood National Park. There are no fees to drive The Newton B. Drury Scenic parkway, or Howland Hill Road in the state parks.
America the Beautiful Pass - $0.00
There are no fees, or entrance stations to enter Redwood National Park. We do not sell the federal passes. You can use your federal "Senior", or "Access" passes for a 50% discount on camping at Jedediah Smith Redwood, Del Norte Coast Redwood, and Prairie Creek Redwood State Parks.
California Explorer Vehicle Day Use Annual Pass - $0.00
This will get you into Gold Bluff Beach for free. The pass is also honored at most parks throughout the state that are operated by California State Parks and charge a vehicle day use fee.
Southern-most visitor center in the parks. Located one mile south of Orick - on the beach just off Highway 101. Information, backcountry permits, exhibits, junior ranger program, sales.
Located in the bottom floor of park headquarters. Information, picnic area, junior ranger program and sales.
Located just off the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway - in the heart of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. 6.5 miles north of Orick, CA. Information, exhibits, junior ranger program, sales.
Northern-most park visitor center. Now open year round. Located on Hwy 199 from / to Grants Pass, Oregon. 9-miles east of Crescent City, CA. Information, backcountry permits, exhibits, junior ranger programs, sales.
Located in the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park campground. Seasonal operation dependent on staffing. Information, exhibits, junior ranger programs, sales.