Visitor Centers

 
 

From North to South

Five Redwood National and State Parks centers provide orientation, information, and trip-planning advice. Park rangers and park guides are on duty. Redwood Parks Conservancy is our cooperating association, and their park stores - located in our visitor centers - offer quality books, maps, gifts, and more.

Hiouchi Visitor Center - Jedediah Smith Visitor Center - Crescent City Information Center - Prairie Creek Visitor Center - Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

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Hiouchi Information Center
Hiouchi Visitor Center

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HIOUCHI VISITOR CENTER

Park rangers and retail staff provide information and interpretation. Exhibits, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and activity booklet. Tall Trees and backcountry camping permits are now only issued online

Location
US Highway 199 at Hiouchi, Calif.

Standard Hours of Operation

  • Spring to Fall: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm.
    Winter: Open daily, 9am to 4 pm.

Phone
707-465-7334

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks, junior ranger programs, and evening campfire programs held in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, across the street. Programs occur during the summer season. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity booklet available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood, wildlife, and preservation history; self-guided walk with waysides exhibits (located just outside).

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Jedediah Smith Visitor Center
Jedediah Smith Visitor Center

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JEDEDIAH SMITH CAMPGROUND VISITOR CENTER

Retail staff on site. Information, exhibits, bookstore, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, trailheads, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger programs (summer only) and Activity Booklet.

Location
US Highway 199 at Hiouchi, Calif.

Standard Hours of Operation

  • May 31 - September 30: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm

Phone
707-458-3496.

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks, junior ranger programs, and evening campfire programs occur during the summer. Redwood National and State Parks' Junior Ranger activity newspapers are available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood, history, and wildlife exhibits.

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Crescent City Information Center
Crescent City Information Center

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CRESCENT CITY INFORMATION CENTER

Retail staff on site. Information, exhibits, bookstore, live video feed from Castle Rock National Wildlife Refuge, passport stamps, restrooms, picnic area, Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.

Location
1111 Second Street, Crescent City, Calif. (Corner of 2nd and K Streets)

Standard Hours of Operation.

  • Spring to Fall: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Winter: Open 9am to 4pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Closed: New Years day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone
707-465-7306.

Interpretive Activities
Self guided Junior Ranger activity and park newspapers are available here.

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Prairie Creek Visitor Center
Prairie Creek Visitor Center

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PRAIRIE CREEK VISITOR CENTER

Retail staff on site. Summer park rangers may be on site. Information, exhibits, passport stamps, bookstore, restrooms, pincic area, trailheads, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger activity booklet. Tall Trees and backcountry camping permits are now only issued online.

Location
Just off US Highway 101, along Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway.

Standard Hours of Operation

  • Summer: 9 am to 5 pm, daily.
  • Off-season/winter: 9 am to 4 pm, daily.
  • Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone 707-465-7334

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Ranger-led walks and evening campfire programs held in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park during the summer season. Redwood National and State Parks Junior Ranger activity booklet available here.

Exhibits
Coast redwood forest, wildlife, and history exhibits.

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Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center

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THOMAS H. KUCHEL VISITOR CENTER

Park rangers and retail staff on site provide information and interpretation. Exhibits, bookstore, passport stamp, restrooms, picnic area, beach access, ranger-led activities and programs (summer only), Junior Ranger activity booklet. Tall Trees and backcountry camping permits are now only issued online.

Location
US Highway 101 just south of Orick, Calif.

Standard Hours of Operation

  • Spring to Fall: Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Winter: Open daily, 9 am to 4 pm
  • Closed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Phone
707-465-7334

Interpretive Programs & Activities
Patio talks occur during the summer. Redwood National and State Parks Junior Ranger activity booklet available here.

Exhibits
Exhibits focus on coast redwoods and watersheds-many are kid-friendly and feature new technologies!

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Last updated: April 9, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1111 Second Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Phone:

(707) 464-6101

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