Planning a trip to Redwoods National and State Parks and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Redwoods National and State Parks, California.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Redwoods National and State Parks

Redwoods National and State Parks Basics

Region: Pacific-West / West / Pacific Northwest

Park Size: 138,999 acres (217.19 sq miles) (562.51 sq km)

Location: Humboldt and Del Norte counties

Closest Cities: Crescent City, California

Busy Season: April to October

Visitation: 504,722 (in 2019)

How much does Redwoods National and State Parks Cost?

Redwoods National Park is free, but several of Jedediah Smith, Del Norte Coast, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks charge an entrance fee.

When is Redwoods National and State Parks Open?

Redwoods National and State Parks is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Redwoods National and State Parks?

Yes, pets are welcome in North Cascades National Park but are allowed in developed areas such as roads, parking areas, picnic areas, and campgrounds. They are also allowed on Freshwater, Gold Bluffs and Crescent Beach. Pets are not allowed on trails. Please review the Redwoods Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Redwoods.

Where are Redwoods National and State Parks’ visitor centers?

Hiouchi Visitor Center – Open Year Round

Jedediah Smith Visitor Center – May to September

Crescent City Information Center – Open Year Round

Prairie Creek Visitor Center – Open Year Round

Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center – Open Year Round

Land Acknowledgment

The National Park known as Redwoods National and State Parks sits on Monacan and Manahoac land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

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Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 62 US National Parks. She has currently been to 53 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.

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