Azalea SNR

State Natural Reserve

A reserve for western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale). Each spring, a profusion of pink and white blossoms scents the air. There is a picnic area available. Plan to visit in April and May when azaleas are in bloom.

Location - Directions

5 miles north of Arcata, take the McKinleyville exit off of Highway 101. Drive 2 miles east on North Bank Road and turn left into the reserve.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended Clothing

Coastal/temperate. Summer 50-60. Morning and evening fog is common. Winter 40-50 with 35" of annual rainfall occurring mostly November - May.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Day use only Sunrise to Sunset

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (707) 488-2041

  • Region

    North Coast



  • Purchase Annual Passes



Operating Hours

Day use only
Sunrise to Sunset


15336 Highway 101
Trinidad, CA 95570