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255 mi 411 km of trail 11 Featured Runs

Gems 7 Gems Easy Trails 52 Trails Intermediate Trails 52 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

Redwood National Park is most commonly known for being the home to the tallest trees on Earth. The ancient coast redwood ecosystem protected by the park contains some of the world's most spectacular forests. In additional to the majestic redwoods, visitors can explore oak woodlands, vast prairies, wild rivers, and nearly 40 miles of stunning coastline. The park is also home to an amazing diversity of life as well as a rich cultural history. A visit to the park is sure to provide visitors with a myriad of opportunities for inspiration, enjoyment, and education.

To learn more about Redwood National Park, visit www.nps.gov.

Local Info

Visitor Centers:
Operating hours for each visitor center vary by season. For more information and to see current hours of operation, visit the park's website.

  • Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center: Open year round, 7 days/week (excluding major holidays). 9 am to 5 pm in summer, and 9 am to 4 pm in the off season.
  • Hiouchi Information Center: Open year round, 7 days/week (excluding major holidays). 9 am to 5 pm in summer, and 9 am to 4 pm in the off season.
  • Jedediah Smith Visitor Center: Open summer only, 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Prairie Creek Visitor Center: Open year round, 7 days/week (excluding major holidays). 9 am to 5 pm in summer, and 9 am to 4 pm in the off season.
  • Crescent City Information Center: Open summer, daily 9 am to 5 pm. Varying hours of operation in the off-season.

Visiting Tips

Redwood National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Fees & Passes:
There is no entrance fee for Redwood National Park.

Camping & Lodging

Camping:
From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, reservations are strongly recommended. The rest of the year, all campsites are available on a first come, first-served basis. For more information on camping in the park, visit the park's website.

  • Jedediah Smith Campground: 86 sites. Open year round. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-444-7275.
  • Mill Creek Campground: 145 sites. Open May 15 through September 30. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-444-7275.
  • Elk Prairie Campground: 75 sites. Open year round. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-800-444-7275.
  • Gold Bluffs Beach Campground: 26 sites. Open year round. Reservations can be made online.

Backcountry Camping:
The park has eight designated backcountry campsites. Free permits are required for all overnight stays in designated backcountry campsites and may be obtained from Kuchel Visitor Center, Crescent City Information Center, and Hiouchi Information Center (summer only). For more information on backcountry camping in the park, click here.

Food & Drink

There are no restaurants located within the park, but there are a number of dining options in the surrounding the towns.

Other Activities

Whether enjoying a short stroll through the redwoods, heading out on a multi-day excursion, kayaking with a ranger on the Smith River, horseback riding, or camping under the stars, visitors will have their choice of ways to explore the park. In addition to these activities, be sure to check out the opportunities for mountain biking in the park and for rock climbing along the coast.

Maps & Guidebooks

To download a variety of free brochures to help plan your visit, click here.

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Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Bring shoes you can get wet. There are some bridges but water often before and after them.
62 days ago
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9.8 mi 15.7 km
#2 Coastal Trail: South
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
9.8 mi 15.7 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
0.2 mi 0.3 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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2.5 mi 4.0 km
#4 Tall Trees Trail
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Dry
53 days ago
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5.0 mi 8.1 km
#5 James Irvine Trail
Crescent City, CA
5.0 mi 8.1 km Crescent City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
40 days ago
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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Dry
52 days ago
1.6 mi 2.6 km
#7 Hiouchi Trail
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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Dry
62 days ago
1.3 mi 2.2 km
#8 Brown Creek Trail
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.3 mi 2.2 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Dry
40 days ago
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
5.1 mi 8.2 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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Dry, Fallen Trees - a couple small trees to run by, but good overall!
60 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km
#10 Foothill Trail
Crescent City, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Crescent City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
40 days ago
7.5 mi 12.0 km
#11 Rhododendron Trail
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
Bad / Closed
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Dry - bridge out just before South fork trail junction
67 days ago
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Dry
40 days ago
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Dry
40 days ago
4.1 mi 6.7 km
#15 Mill Creek Trail
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
4.1 mi 6.7 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
All Clear
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Dry
62 days ago
Crescent City, CA
4.3 mi 6.9 km Crescent City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
40 days ago
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
7.8 mi 12.6 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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Newly reopened.
46 days ago
7.2 mi 11.6 km
#18 West Ridge Trail
Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
7.2 mi 11.6 km Westhaven-Moonstone, CA
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Dry
40 days ago
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
0.8 mi 1.2 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
Unknown
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Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
3.7 mi 6.0 km Bertsch-Oceanview, CA
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