Redwood National and State Parks Activities

Visit one of the five visitor centers to find out about ranger-led programs. Pick up an official map and look for these place names. Suggestions are given north to south.

Howland Hill Road/Stout Grove -

6-mile scenic drive through old-growth redwoods; 1/2-mile walk through river bottom grove of tremendous trees.

Enderts Beach/Crescent Beach -

Outstanding Pacific Ocean view from the overlook; 1-mile walk to Enderts Beach provides access to tidepools. Check low tide times.

Klamath River Overlook -

Watch for gray whales, other marine mammals, and seabirds; hike 1/4-mile steep trail to lower overlook.

Coastal Drive -

8-mile rough road winds past expansive Pacific Ocean views and descends into redwoods at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway/Big Tree Wayside - 10-mile scenic drive through old-growth redwoods; 1/8-mile walk to Big Tree Wayside; Roosevelt elk viewing in the prairie.

Davison Road -

Roosevelt elk viewing; 2-mile Trillium Falls Trail loop. Gold Bluffs Beach - Go beyond Davison Road to access this isolated Pacific beach; hike Fern Canyon with 30-foot walls full of ferns; birdwatching and hiking.

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