Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Crescent City

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State Park · Nature / Park
Enjoy hiking and camping in the idyllic setting of , where redwoods stand tall next to the Smith River. The park and river are named for one of the first American explorers to travel from the Mississippi River to California. More than 29 km (18 mi) of trails weave through the ancient trees, and 100 campsites are available for overnight visits. Some of the most scenic campsites are near the banks of the river, where you can fish and lounge on the beach. Book your campsite online in advance to guarantee your spot near your activities of choice. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park by using our Crescent City day trip website.
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  • The Stout and Simpson-Reed Groves are two easily accessible and beautiful areas to see the redwoods up close. Getting to the Stout Grove requires driving on Howland Hill Rd, a narrow dirt road that...  more »
  • If driving Highway 199 from the east don't go to the campground - drive a little further to Walker Road on the right (north). This takes you to a magnificent stand of redwoods with a road and easy...  more »
  • The Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park is amazing. There is nothing better than strolling through the massive redwood trees. When my husband and I visited we went when it was still dark and got to witness the sun rising through the trees with a nice layer of fog on the ground. It was almost a magical experience. This is a great park to spend some time hiking and exploring.
  • Aside from the dust, which covered everything around the dirt path. It was very nice. You can stop anywhere as long as cars can pass you. There are plenty of trails to walk through. Stout Grove is a very nice trail. The trees are beautiful. Boy scout trail is also nice. The trees really are truly great.

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