Prairie Creek’s visitor center lies 50 miles north of Eureka and 25 miles south of Crescent City at the south end of Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway off Highway 101. Open all year. 707-465-7354.
Prairie Creek is part of Redwood National and State Parks, which has four park information centers in Orick and Crescent City. 707-465-7335.
The Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park brochure contains valuable information on the park’s natural and cultural history as well as tips for planning your visit.
More information about the California Coastal Trail is available here.