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Redwood National and State Parks

2 October, 1968
138,999.37 acres
(562.5 km2)
Visitors in 2017

The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) are a complex of several state and national parks located in the United States, along the coast of northern California. Comprising Redwood National Park (established 1968) and California's Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks (dating from the 1920s), the combined RNSP contain 139,000 acres (560 km), and feature old-growth temperate rainforests. Located entirely within Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, the four parks, together, protect 45% of all remaining coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) old-growth forests, totaling at least 38,982 acres (157.75 km). These trees are the tallest and one of the most massive tree species on Earth. In addition to the redwood forests, the parks preserve other indigenous flora, fauna, grassland prairie, cultural resources, portions of rivers and other streams, and 37 miles (60 km) of pristine coastline.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR)
Crater Lake - Klamath Regional Airport (LMT)

Visitor Centers

Hiouchi Information Center
Prairie Creek Visitor Center
Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center
Crescent City Information Center
Jedediah Smith Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check for accurate open hours.

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.