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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

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So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Redwood National and State Parks is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Redwood National and State Parks is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of California and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Redwood National and State Parks is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of California and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: August 24, 2021
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Redwood National and State Parks News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Redwood National and State Parks - News section for more.

  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • 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.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Parks Host “Hike and Bike” Day on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway November 7

    November 5, 2020 | 10:04 am

    ORICK, Calif. – Pump up your bicycle tires! ORICK, Calif. – Pump up your bicycle tires! Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway will be closed to all vehicle traffic—creating a wonderful opportunity for cyclists and walkers—all day Saturday, November 7. Redwood National and State Parks is once again hosting “Hike and Bike” days on the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park on the first Saturdays of the month, October through June. Redwood National and State Parks is once again hosting “Hike and Bike” days on the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park on the first Saturdays of the month, October through June.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Redwood National Park Implements Fire Restrictions

    September 8, 2020 | 10:41 am

    Due to extreme fire danger and to protect public safety, all backcountry camping areas within Redwood National Park have been closed until further notice

    Read more at nps.gov