HUMBOLDT COUNTY CALIFORNIA’S REDWOOD COAST

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Located along the scenic Avenue of the Giants, at the southern end of Humboldt County, is California's largest redwood state park 

Humboldt Redwoods SP encompasses 53,000 acres, with 17,000 acres of ancient old-growth coastal redwoods, the largest remaining contiguous old-growth coastal redwoods in the world. The trees here are thousands of years old and have never been logged. 

Here you will find the Rockefeller Forest, home of The Rockefeller Tree, a 362' tall and 13'.6" wide giant, Founder's Grove (easy hike) and the fallen Dyerville Giant, and one of the last remaining drive thru redwood trees the Shrine Drive Thru Tree.

Named in the top 100 family campgrounds by the online reservation company ReserveAmerica. Considered in this selection is overall beauty and scenery, availability of hot showers, laundry facilities, hiking trails, and beaches among other aspects. 
Summer Kids Programs.
 
Humboldt Redwoods State Park has more than 250 developed family camp sites as well as environmental, trail, horse, and group camps. 

Park Features:
  • Max. Length Campers 33' /Trailers 24'
  • Picnic Areas & Restrooms - flush toilets/coin-op showers
  • No electrical hook-ups or dump station
  • Fishing / Swimming / Boat Ramps
  • Guided Tours
  • Horseback Trails
  • Nature Trails - Native Plant Garden
  • Visitor Center
  • Natural & Cultural History Exhibits 
  • Dogs must be on leash at all times and are allowed only in developed areas, not allowed on trails. 
Most "Day Use" areas are free of charge. Camping fees vary with developed camp sites in the $35.00 - $45 range. Environmental $25 and Hike & Bike $8. 250 campsites
 
Humboldt Redwoods State Park  Interpretive & Visitor Center
17119 Avenue of the Giants
Weott CA 95571 
707-946-2263

The center is staffed by the knowledgeable volunteers of the Humboldt Redwoods Interpretive Association 
Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., April through October
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., November through March

 
Summer: Highs: 70s to 90s. Lows: 50s
Winter: Highs: 50s to 60s. Lows: 20s to 30s

Visitors should come prepared for any type of weather. The park receives between 60 and 80 inches of rain per year, the vast majority of which falls between October and May. Rain in the summer season is unusual, but does occur. In the summer there is often morning fog which usually burns off by noon at the very latest. Summer temperatures can vary widely – there can be as much as a thirty degree temperature difference between the extreme north end of the park, closer to the ocean, and the southern end of the park, just 30 miles away. Winter snow is unusual but does occur at the higher elevations in the park, usually above 2000 feet. Layered clothing is recommended at any time of year.

Latitude/Longitude: 40.3225 / -123.9928

FIND LODGING

QUICK FACTS

  • Home to the Shrine Drive-thru Tree
  • Open year-round
  • 45 miles south of Eureka and 20 miles north of Garberville
  • Campground reservations recommended during peak season - contact Reserve America 800-444-PARK or www.reserveamerica.com.