Local Area Activities
We have assembled numerous self-guided tours using written directions. These tours will take you to the best trails for discovering and viewing the magical old growth Redwood Forests of northern California. We also have self-guided tours for hiking the dunes in the Lake Earl Wildlife area.
Battery Point Lighthouse
Visit Battery Point Lighthouse. First lit in with oil lamps in 1856 it is the oldest working lighthouse in California and can be accessed by foot at low tide.
Fish for salmon and steelhead in the wild and scenic Smith or Klamath Rivers. Ocean fish from the pier, shore or boat.
Salmon Run 99040 South Bank Chetco River Road Brookings, Oregon 97415 Phone: 877-423-1234 Fax: 541-469-4889
Del Norte Golf Course 130 Club Drive Crescent City, CA 95531 (707) 458-3214 9 holes, semiprivate
Eagle's Nest Golf Course 22112 Klamath River Road Klamath River, CA 96050 (530) 465-2424 9 holes, public
Kings Valley Golf Course 3030 Lesina Road Crescent City, CA 95531 (707) 464-2886 9 holes, semiprivate
Surf on the famous South Beach or windsurf on beautiful Lake Earl.
Swim in the wild and scenic Smith River or enjoy the 90 foot waterslide at the Crescent City indoor community pool.
Elk Viewing and Bird Watching
Admire Roosevelt Elk at Elk Prairie; watch the many beautiful birds at Lake Earl Wildlife Reserve.
Photograph the spectacular north Coast Scenery, wild and Scenic Smith River, Redwood Groves, lighthouses and wildlife. A photographer's paradise!
Del Norte County has more old growth Redwood trees per acre than any other place in the world. Visit Del Norte County and its pristine trails and Redwood Forests and experience the true magic of the Redwoods.