Local Area Activities
Enjoy a variety of hikes in the majestic Redwood National Forest along the beautiful Pacific Coast. 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 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, Phone: 707-458-3214, 9 holes, semiprivate
Eagle's Nest Golf Course 22112 Klamath River Road Klamath River, CA 96050, Phone: 530-465-2424, 9 holes, public
Kings Valley Golf Course 3030 Lesina Road Crescent City, CA 95531, Phone: 707-464-2886, 9 holes, semiprivate
Battery Point Crescent City Lighthouse - Visit Battery Point Lighthouse, first lit with oil lamps in 1856, it is the oldest working lighthouse in California and can be accessed by foot at low tide.
St. George Reef Lighthouse - Five miles off the California coastline, the St. George Reef Lighthouse can be viewed from the Brother Jonathan Vista Point on Pebble Beach Drive in Crescent City.
Crabbing and Clamming
Crab pots are available to rent right here at the campground!
Elk Viewing and Bird Watching
Admire Roosevelt Elk at Elk Prairie; watch the many beautiful birds at Lake Earl Wildlife Reserve.
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.
Crescent City Trail Rides, located in Crescent City, California, offers rides in the Tolowa Dunes State Park and Mill Creek area of the Redwood National and State Parks, ranging from beach to redwood forest. 707-951-5407
Hawk's Rest Ranch offers trail rides on this pioneer homestead located in Gold Beach, Oregon. Beach rides are also available. 541-247-6423
Redwood Creek Buckarettes is located in Orick, California, and offer guided horseback rides into the Redwood National Park. 707-499-2943