Current Conditions.



Redwood National and State Parks conditions are ever-changing. Check regularily for any changes before your trip!


Roads and Highways

Roads & Day Use Areas

Roads and day use areas not listed below are open.

Road or Day Use Area



Location Description


Additional Info

Lost Man Road CLOSED Until further notice At junction with Highway 101 Fire activity Picnic area and entire trail is closed.
Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway Open Closed to vehicles the first Saturday of the month Oct. through May for Hike and Bike Days.
Bald Hills Road Delays 7/18 - until futher notice Expect delays east of Dolason Prairie Picnic Area. Road work Access to Lady Bird Johnson Trail, Tall Trees Trailhead, and Dolason Prairie are unaffected.
Davison Road
(access to Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon)
Open, active restoration near road Until further notice Redwoods Rising restoration
Mill Creek Day Use Area CLOSED Weekdays Open to public on the weekends for day use. Gate will be locked each evening.
A section of the multi-use trail along West Branch Road, west of Rock Creek Road, is closed temporarily due to a failed bridge crossing.
Tall Trees Access Road Open Access from Bald Hills Road Reservations required for access.
Cal-Barrel Road CLOSED Until May 2024 Open to pedestrian traffic only, road is driveable to the locked gate (less than .5 miles in). Open to pedestrian traffic only. Great spot for walking with your leashed pets.
Howland Hill Road Open

California State Highway information can be found at the Caltrans Road Information Website.

Trail restrictions


Trails not listed below are open.
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Location Description


Additional Info

Lost Man Creek Trail CLOSED Until further notice Entire trail Fire activity Lost Man Road closed from Highway 101
Rhododendron Trail CLOSED Until further notice Between Brown Creek Trail and South Fork Trail This means the Brown Creek-Rhododendron-South Fork loop is not an option currently.
Scholar Loop Trail CLOSED Until further notice Trail accessed from the Brown Creek Trail
Redwood Creek Trail CLOSED Until further notice Entire trail due to bridge replacement and continued storm damage repairs Redwood Creek gravel bar, Elam Camp, 44 Camp, and Tall Trees are inaccessable from this trail due to this closure.
Lower Damnation Creek Trail CLOSED Mondays - Thursday until further notice Trail work Trail open Fridays - Sundays. Upper Damnation Creek trail open every day.
Dolason Prairie Trail CLOSED Until further notice Downed trees
Tall Trees Trail Open Reservations required for driving the access road. Reservations are issued online only.
Fern Canyon Open Seasonal footbridges have been removed for the season, your feet will get wet.
Trillium Falls Trail/Elk Meadow Open
Stout Grove Trailhead Open
Grove of Titans Trailhead Open
Boy Scout Trailhead Open

Seasonal Footbridges:
Visitor Centers

Visitor Centers

Hours, status, and more information about Redwood National and State Parks Visitor and Information Centers.

Developed Campgrounds

Developed Campgrounds

Hours, status, reservations, and more information about Redwood National and State Parks campgrounds.

Backcountry camps

Backcountry Camps

Get detailed backcountry camping information and also download the Redwood National and State Parks Backcountry Trip Planner. Please understand and use Leave No Trace ethics and practices when in the backcountry.

Backcountry permits are being issued online only, they are not available at any of the park visitor centers. Click here for more information on issuing backcountry permits.

Horseback Trails

Horse Trails

  • Mill Creek Horse Trail: Closed due to storm damage
  • Orick Horse Trails: Mainly closed due to storm damage
    • Very limited access to horse trails for day-use. No access to backcountry camps or Redwood Creek.
Weather Updates

Fire, Smoke, Weather and Air Quality

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Water Quality

The California Water Resources Control Board have an interactive map reflecting the most up to date harmful algal bloom reports.

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Wildflowers and Blooms

For information and updates on what popular plants are flowering.


Last updated: November 28, 2023

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1111 Second Street
Crescent City, CA 95531


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