We are located between the Giant Redwoods and the Pacific Ocean. Crescent City is the hub of the vast outdoors. Here is found the majesty of the redwoods, ruggedness of the Pacific shoreline and the beauty of the Smith and Klamath Rivers. Many natural and man-created wonders present a never ending source of interest to those who take time to enjoy them. Crescent City is the beginning point for fishing, clamming, hiking, rock collecting, ocean and forest viewing. Enjoy our year round mild temperatures.

  • Redwood National Park tide pool walks, hiking trails, and other informational programs.
  • Stout Grove is 8 miles east on Highway 199. One of the worlds most magnificent Redwood Groves.
  • Smith River National Recreation Area offers crystal clear water, kayaking, fishing, rafting, hiking and swimming in the summer.
  • Fishing for Salmon and Steelhead during open seasons. Charter boatsro and guide services are available.
  • Pacific Ocean – only two miles away – offers wild beaches, surfing, beach combing, fishing, and whale watching.
  • Battery Point Lighthouse, in Crescent City, offers historic lighthouse tours and is accessible at low tide.
  • Lake Earl Wildlife Refuge offers hiking and bird watching in one of California's rare coastal lagoons.
  • Casinos, golf courses, jet boat tours, museums, aquariums, and more.

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