Contact Number

  • (707) 464-6101

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

  • Please call park.

Park Activities

Yes
Except for service animals, dogs not allowed on trails.
Historical/Cultural Site
Exhibits and Programs
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding

Park Facilities

Trailer: 24 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 28 Feet
Family Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
RV Dump Station
RV Access
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms
Drinking Water Available

Park Directions

Get directions through Google Maps

7 miles south of Crescent City, CA turn east on the campground road. The camp is 2 miles east of the highway.

Welcome to Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park

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The park, established in 1927, has approximately 50% old growth coast redwood and eight miles of wild coastline.

The mixed understory includes tanoak, madrone, red alder, big leaf maple, and California bay. Ground cover is dense with a wide range of species. Vegetation is predominately red alder which will eventually give way to fir and second growth redwood.

The topography is fairly steep with elevations from sea level to 1277’. The predominant mountain range is oriented in a north-south direction with steep cliffs adjacent to the Pacific Ocean, making the bulk of the rocky sea coast generally inaccessible except by Damnation Creek Trail.

Wilson Beach or False Klamath Cove
This 1/2-mile of sandy beach is meant for strolling and provides excellent tidepool viewing at low tide. It is not safe for swimming due to the steep beach slope, rocky conditions, frequent rough seas, and cold water.

Redwood National and State Parks
This park, along with Prairie Creek, Jedediah Smith, and the National Park Service's Redwood National Park, are managed cooperatively by the National Park Service and the California Department of Parks and Recreation. These parks make up 45 percent of all the old-growth redwood forest remaining in California.

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Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park(Photograph by CalTrans staff)
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
The rugged cliffs of Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park are composed of some of the most tortured, twisted, and mobile rocks of the North American continent. The rocks are mostly buried beneath soils and covered by vigorous redwood forests, which thrive in a climate famous for summer fog and powerful winter storms. The rocks only reveal themselves in steep stream banks, along road and trail cut banks, along the precipitous coastal cliffs and offshore in the form of towering rock monuments or sea stacks.


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