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Del Norte Coast Redwoods

Campground Map

brochure Del Norte Coast Redwoods - Campground Map
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park Mill Creek Campground 7 miles south of Crescent City on Hwy. 101 1111 2nd St. • Crescent City, CA 95531 • (707) 465-2146 Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park was one of the first land acquisitions of the California State Park System. Today the park covers 33,000 acres and extends from the Pacific Ocean at its west boundary through old growth redwood forests and into Mill Creek Basin and the west fork of Mill Creek. Each of the campground’s 145 campsites has a picnic table, food locker and fire ring. The campground is open from May through September. PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry into the park. The campsite fee covers one vehicle. Additional fees apply for extra vehicles. SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. When pedestrians, bicyclists and children are present, even 15 mph might be too fast. Use good judgment. OCCUPANCY: Each campsite may have up to eight persons (including children). FIRES AND FIREWOOD: Fires are allowed only in established fire rings or camp stoves, and must be attended at all times. Do not gather firewood in the park—the nutrients must be allowed to recycle back into the ecosystem. You may purchase firewood from the camp hosts. The sale of the firewood provides funds for the North Coast Redwoods Interpretive Association, which supports interpretive programs in the park. VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles may be parked only in your assigned campsite. They must remain on the pavement and must not extend into the roadway beyond the campsite number or limit line. Two vehicles maximum per campsite (if there is room). QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Generators may only be operated between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers, regardless of the time of day or night. WATER for holding tanks is available at the RV sanitation station. Do not use hose bibs as water hookups. Dishwater may be dumped into the drains beneath the water faucets. CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Please vacate your site by that time. Check-in is 2 p.m. Del Norte Coast Redwoods SP n mo er Sal Riv e Riv r PETS must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and under control at all times. Except for service dogs, pets are not permitted on the trails or at any interpretive programs. Dogs may not be left unattended, and they must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night. Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP a th K l am RE-REGISTRATION: Campers without reservations who wish to re-register for another night must contact the entrance station before 9 a.m. on the morning they are due out. Site availability is not assured. BICYCLES are allowed only on paved roads. All riders under the age of 18 are required by law to wear a helmet. BEARS commonly explore campgrounds looking for food. Metal bear-resistant lockers are provided for each campsite. All food, beverages and toiletries are required by law to be stored in the provided food lockers, unless being consumed or being prepared for consumption. Bears that become habituated to human food may have to be destroyed. Help save the bears—store your food properly! Richardson Grove SP CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: If you need this publication in an alternate format, contact interp@parks.ca.gov. Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park Mill Creek Campground Your space # _______ Cr HIKING TRAILS Damnation Creek Trail: 106 108 This is one of the more challenging of Del Norte’s 99 104 102 98 trails. It follows the route used by the Tolowa 95 109 107 105 Indians to reach the ocean to gather shellfish 103 101 100 97 and sea weed. Dropping 1,000 feet through 94 96 groves of old-growth redwood and Sitka 112 93 111 spruce, the round trip covers 4.2 miles at 141 142 143 145 113 an average time of 3 hours or more. The 92 114 ocean views at the bottom of the trail 144 116 140 139 91 90 115 are spectacular. The trailhead is located 137 138 on Hwy. 101 at mile marker 16.01, 89 117 88 119 135 136 approximately 4 miles south of the 134 Mi 120 86 87 118 campground entrance. ll 132 133 121 122 85 Trestle Loop Trail: 83 131 A pleasant short loop that bird 84 125 123 130 81 watchers and nature lovers will 82 124 76 79 particularly enjoy. It was named 126 80 for the old Hobbs-Wall Railroad 128 75 77 78 trestle, an artifact of the early days of redwood logging, when small steam engine trains moved the logs from the forest to the mills. Much of the park is 1 3 second-growth forest resulting from To Hwy. 101 5 4 the logging done in the 1920s. 73 6 2 74 71 7 LEGEND 8 72 70 9 # Accessible Campsite 68 69 Camp Host 10 67 66 11 64 Campfire Center 13 65 12 Hike and Bike Campsite 63 14 61 Locked Gate 16 62 60 15 RV Sanitation Station 59 18 58 17 Restroom 57 56 19 54 Trestle Loop Trail eek 20 53 55 22 52 51 50 49 23 24 48 27 29 32 Water Faucets Map not to scale. 45 44 37 31 Trail 47 28 30 Showers ek 46 26 25 re Mill C 21 34 33 36 35 43 42 38 39 41 40 rail T Loop Trestle For Emergencies Dial - - 9 1 1. © 2008 (Rev. 2015) California State Parks

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