Redwood National Park Trails

To find trails in Redwood National Park, California select a region or trail below.

Redwood National Park Waterfalls :: Trinidad, CA

Boasting 112,500 acres, Redwoods National Park is home to a lot of old-growth redwoods. Chief among them is “The Tall Tree,” the world’s tallest redwood. At 367 feet and 600 years of age, it is an impressive sight that should not be missed. A good po

Redwood National Park Coastal Drive :: Crescent City, CA

The coastal drive in Redwood National Park is an easy loop on paved and gravel roads that are suitable for year-round travel. The trail’s major attraction is its coastal views, which provide a chance to spot some of the larger marine mammals. Gray wh

Redwood National Park: Redwood Creek Trail :: Orick, CA

Hike the quiet route to the iconic redwoods of Tall Trees Grove on this 16-mile out-and-back. It’s not usually satisfying to get cut down to size, but let Redwood National Park put you in your place—at the bottom of a 300-foot tree—and we guarantee y

Redwood National Park: Golds Bluff Beach to Fern Canyon Loop :: Orick, CA

See towering forests, ocean waves, and fern-covered canyons at Redwood National and State Parks. The life-list-worthy redwoods are reason enough to visit these combined national and state parks, but spring offers blooming skunk cabbage and swamp la

Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks: Redwood Meadow :: Three Rivers, CA

Redwood Meadow’s massive trees and wild countryside have changed little since John Muir passed through 100 years ago.

North Coast Getaway with Lots of Options: Redwood National and State Parks :: Orick, CA

The wave-battered coast, its quiet beaches, and the weathered redwoods of the north coast will help you leave home chores and work behind. Unwind with great hiking, postcard sunsets, and incredible views of whales, elk, and other wildlife. As you dri

Lost Man Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Lost Man Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 6.4 miles long and begins at 287 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,08

Overlook :: Redwood National Park, CA

Overlook is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 125 feet long and begins at 320 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 31 feet.

Davison Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Davison Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 78 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 529 feet. Near

Davidson Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Davidson Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is three miles long and begins at 121 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 mi

Redwood Creek Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 61 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 593 feet. The Redwoo

Orick Horse Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Orick Horse Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 76 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,561 feet.

Berry Glen Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Berry Glen Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 1,249 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,961 feet. Near the

Lady Bird Grove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Lady Bird Grove Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 1,329 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 98 feet. Near t

Coastal Trail Skunk Cabbage Section :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Trail Skunk Cabbage Section is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 101 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,2

Tall Trees Access Road :: Redwood National Park, CA

Tall Trees Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 109 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Coastal Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 344 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 200 feet. Near the trail

Smokehouse Road :: Redwood National Park, CA

Smokehouse Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park and Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park. It is 6.2 miles long and begins at 1,049 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12

Pacamo Camp Drive :: Redwood National Park, CA

Pacamo Camp Drive is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,739 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 777 feet.

Coastal Drive :: Redwood National Park, CA

Coastal Drive is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 471 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elev

C.R.E.A. Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

C.R.E.A. Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 1,095 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total

Carruther's Cove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Carruther's Cove Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County and Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 580 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail i

Grove Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Grove Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County and Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 606 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles

Trillium Falls Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Trillium Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 56 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,617 feet. Along t

Streelow Creek Trail :: Redwood National Park, CA

Streelow Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Redwood National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 159 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total elevation gain of

Sonoma-Mendocino Coast Scenic Drive: Marin City to US101 :: Gualala, CA

This 209-mile-long drive borders the Pacific coast north of San Francisco. The highway passes historic sites, redwood forests, abrupt headlands, sandy beaches, windswept coves, and numerous recreation areas. This scenic drive follows Highway 1 up Cal

Tall Trees Grove Trail :: Orick, CA

A short but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are rhododendrons, giant ferns, and moss-hung maple trees, as well as access to wild Redwood Creek. The drive to preserve this grove led to the establishment of Re

Whitaker Research Forest Trail :: Visalia, CA

This short trail follows a lesser- traveled vehicle route in Kings Canyon National Park and the University of California-owned Whitaker Research Forest. The trail leaves Generals Highway opposite Quail Flat Camp, 3.6 miles from the intersection with

Sequoia and Kings Canyon Scenic Drive: Minkler to Lemon Cove :: Pinehurst, CA

These two drives form a 160-mile open loop drive that begins in Minkler on the eastern edge of the San Joaquin Valley, climbs into the western Sierra, visits the spectacular gorge at Kings Canyon National Park, traverses towering stands of giant sequ

Bald Hills Road :: Willow Creek, CA

This graded dirt road starts at Martins Ferry, on the east side of the Coast Ranges, crosses the Bald Hills into Redwood National Park, and ends near the Pacific Ocean north of Orick. The Humboldt County road is sporadically maintained and is often v

Smith River Falls :: Crescent City, CA

The rains that soak California’s North Coast fuel a number of waterfalls in the Smith River drainage. While a trail, of sorts, leads down to a thunderous fall on the Middle Fork of the Smith River, most of these falls can be viewed from scenic CA 199

Redwood Mountain Loop :: Three Rivers, CA

This unique hike leads through the largest grove of giant sequoias in the world. The hike passes through the trees on top of Redwood Mountain then loops back to the trailhead through the lush canyon of Redwood Creek. The giant sequoias are one of th

Big Baldy :: Fresno, CA

Several granite domes rise above the forested terrain on the west side of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, offering inspirational views to those who can gain their summits. At 8,209 feet, Big Baldy is one such dome, offering hikers a 360-degr

Redwood Highway Scenic Drive: Eureka to Crescent City :: Trinidad, CA

This seventy-eight-mile section of U.S. Highway 101 parallels the rugged Pacific coast, passing redwood groves and a rugged wave-carved shoreline of beaches, cliffs, and sea stacks. The Redwood Empire stretches almost 500 miles from south of Monterey

Smith River Scenic Byway: US 101 to Collier Tunnel :: Gasquet, CA

This thirty-three-mile scenic drive traverses the spectacular Smith River Canyon as it winds eastward from Crescent City on the Pacific coast to the Oregon border. There’s magic in rivers. Sit beside a river and it unlocks some of the land’s deepest

Tall Trees Grove Trail :: Orick, CA

A short but impressive walk through the world’s tallest trees. Besides redwoods, there are also rhododendrons, giant ferns, and moss-hung maple trees, as well as access to wild Redwood Creek. The drive to preserve this grove led to the establishment

Ladybird Johnson Grove Trail :: Orick, CA

This is a very short excursion through some very tall trees. Ladybird Johnson Grove was the location chosen for the dedication of Redwood National Park in 1969.The grove is named for Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson’s wife, a woman known for her pioneering co

Redwood Creek Trail :: Kings Canyon National Park, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Tulare County, California. It is within Kings Canyon National Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 6,081 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 759 feet. Near

Redwood Creek Trail :: Muir Woods National Monument, CA

Redwood Creek Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Mount Tamalpais State Park and Muir Woods National Monument. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,315 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4

Elk Prairie Trail :: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA

Elk Prairie Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Murrelet State Wilderness, and Redwood National Park. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 107 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail

Craigs Creek Trail :: Smith River National Recreation Area, CA

Craigs Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Smith River National Recreation Area and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 176 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 mi

Coastal Trail :: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, CA

Coastal Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Redwood National Park and Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park. It is 7.3 miles long and begins at 197 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.3 miles with a total e

Ladybird Johnson Grove Trail :: Orick, CA

This is a very short excursion through some very tall trees. Ladybird Johnson Grove was the location chosen for the dedication of Redwood National Park in 1969. The grove is named for former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s wife, a woman known for her p

Big Baldy Ridge Trail :: Wilsonia, CA

Big Baldy Ridge is an exhilarating hiking destination. The trail is short enough to complete in a couple of hours, and relatively unfrequented for a hike in a national park. A great spot to watch sunrises and sunsets, the trail follows a ridgeline sk

Yurok Loop Trail :: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, CA

Yurok Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Del Norte County, California. It is within Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park and Redwood National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 31 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total

Stone Lagoon :: Trinidad, CA

Redwood National Park & Vicinity’s Humboldt Lagoons State Park encompasses the largest lagoon system in the United States. This hike utilizes two stretches of beach hiking and an intervening forested section on the Sharp Point Trail to make a fine 8-

Yurok Loop & Hidden Beach :: Klamath River, CA

The Yurok Loop, in an outlying section of Redwood National Park, visits an area once inhabited by a tribe of Native Americans, although almost all evidence of their presence has disappeared over the years. The striking scenery includes beautiful ocea

Coastal Trail: Enderts Beach :: Crescent City, CA

A short stretch of the Coastal Trail, in an outlying section of Redwood National Park, leads to a picturesque sandy beach. Along the way are stunning coastal views and colorful wildflowers in spring and early summer.

Coastal Trail: Crescent Beach :: Crescent City, CA

This section of the California Coastal Trail (in an outlying section of Redwood National Park) begins at a sandy beach and ends at an overlook with a fine coastal view. Along the way, you pass through lush coastal vegetation well watered by several s

Stout Grove Loop :: Crescent City, CA

Barely long enough to be considered a hike, the Stout Grove Loop harbors some of the most photogenic old-growth redwoods in any of the Redwood Coast national or state parks. Therefore, the grove should not be missed.