Redwood National and State Parks News
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Fall Prescribed Fire Activities in the Bald Hills
October 13, 2021 | 8:53 am
Redwood National and State Parks will conduct a series of prescribed burns this fall in the prairies and oak woodlands of the Bald Hills east of Orick. The prescribed fire season in the parks normally begins in early October as weather conditions permit.
Grove of Titans Trail Update
September 11, 2021 | 11:14 am
Grove of Titans boardwalk and one mile of the Mill Creek Trail are complete in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Public access remains limited until the Mill Creek Trail realignment is finished in early summer 2022.
Redwood National Park Implements Fire Restrictions
August 20, 2021 | 2:52 pm
Due to extreme fire danger and to protect public safety, Redwood National Park is implementing Stage II fire restrictions.
Lost Man Creek Trail and Access Road
August 13, 2021 | 9:02 am
In order to perform bridge replacement work, the Lost Man Creek Trail in Redwood National Park—and its access road from Hwy. 101 to the trailhead and picnic area—will be closed to the public starting Aug. 16, 2021. The closure includes the entire Lost Man Creek Trail, including its southern entrance on Bald Hills Road.
Howland Hill Road to Be Closed for Annual Maintenance
May 6, 2021 | 3:30 pm
Crescent City, CA—In order to perform annual road maintenance and improvements in anticipation of a busy summer, the portion of scenic Howland Hill Road which winds through Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park will be closed to all vehicle traffic for two weeks beginning Sunday evening, May 9
G-6-1 Road Removal Decision Document Now Available
May 4, 2021 | 1:48 pm
The National Park Service has completed its conservation planning process for the G-6-1 Road Removal Project in Redwood National Park.
Youth Conservation Corps Jobs for Summer 2021
April 9, 2021 | 9:58 am
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – Redwood National and State Parks is seeking enthusiastic local youth age 15 to 18 to apply for Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) jobs this summer. This highly successful program offers local teens a chance to participate in conservation work throughout Redwood National and State Parks.
For the First Time in a Century, California Condors Will Take Flight in the Pacific Northwest
March 23, 2021 | 10:39 am
For the first time in 100 years, the endangered California condor will return to the Pacific Northwest. Once on the brink of extinction, this iconic species has made significant steps towards recovery. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and the Yurok Tribe announced a final rule that will help facilitate the creation of a new California condor release facility for the reintroduction of condors to Yurok Ancestral Territory and Redwood National Park, which is in the northern portion of the species’ historic range. This facility will be operated by the Northern California Condor Restoration Program, a partnership between Redwood National Park and Yurok Tribe.
The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the G-6-1 Road Removal project.
February 19, 2021 | 8:21 am
The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the G-6-1 Road Removal project. The park proposes to remove one mile of an abandoned, former logging haul road in the Tom McDonald Creek watershed.
Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) for construction of the Centennial Grove Trail and Berry Glen Connector Trail EA is Approved
November 5, 2020 | 10:22 am
Redwood National Park announced the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the 2020 Centennial Grove Trail and Berry Glen Connector Trail Environmental Assessment (EA). The FONSI identifies the selected alternative and is the decision-making document for the project.