Parking & Hiking ReservationsTall Trees Trailhead and the Gold Bluffs Beach Day-use Area (including the Fern Canyon Trailhead) require free permits. Tall Trees Trailhead permits are required year-round and can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Gold Bluffs Beach Day-use permits are required May 1st to September 30th and can be made same-day until 1pm.
Backcountry Camping Permits
Free permits are required for camping at all designated backcountry camps in Redwood National and State Parks. Please obtain your permits at least 48 hours before your planned backcountry date. No phone reservations are made for backcountry permits. Apply for a backcountry camping permit.
Special Use Permits
Commercial filming and commercial photography, events, weddings, first amendment gatherings, scientific research, and scattering of human remains in Redwood National & State Parks require a permit. Learn more about Special Use Permits.
Last updated: March 10, 2022