Redwood National Park Travel Guide
Plan Your Redwood National Park Vacation
Soaring to more than 300 feet, the coastal redwoods that give this park its name are miracles of efficiency—some have survived hundreds of years (a few live for more than 2,000 years). These massive trees glean nutrients from the rich alluvial flats at their feet and from the moisture and nitrogen trapped in their uneven canopy. Their huge, thick-barked trunks can hold thousands of gallons of water, reservoirs that have helped them withstand centuries of firestorms.
There are no lodging options within park boundaries. Orick and Klamath, the two towns on U.S. 101 near the park, have basic... read more
If you're an angler, fresh catch of the day is your best bet, because there are no dining facilities in the park itself. To... read more
Things To Do in Redwood National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Giant trees: These mature coastal redwoods are the tallest trees in the world. Hiking to the sea: The park's trails wind... Read more
Coast redwoods, the world's tallest trees (a new record holder, topping out at 379 feet, was found within the park in 2006) grow in the... Read more
The Redwood Official National and State Parks Handbook, by the Redwood Parks Association covers the area’s ecology, botany,... Read more
Within a 30-minute drive of Redwood National and State Parks there are nearly 60 public and private camping facilities. None of the four... Read more
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