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Del Norte County is a beautiful place to spend quality time with your family. You’ll find fun and interesting places like Trees of Mystery and the Sky Trail, Ocean World, the Rowdy Creek Hatchery, and the Tour Thru Tree. hide/show text

For history buffs and those interested in Native American artifacts, you can enjoy a large collection at the End of the Trail Museum as well as a fine collection of basketry at the Del Norte County Historical Society Main Museum. And don’t forget our two lighthouses, Battery Point and St. George Reef perched on the rugged Pacific Coastline.

You can also find various displays at Visitor Centers in towns or in the parks. And you can take tours by boat, by bus, or on foot by any of our friendly and knowledgeable tour guides and services.

If you love outdoor adventure, check out the extensive section on this website about beaches, redwood parks, hiking, surfing, kayaking and much more!

All you have to do is relax, have fun, and enjoy your stay in The Real Northern California.

Check out nature walks and ranger-led programs in the Redwood National and State Parks.

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September

August 22, 2016 Comments Off on September

Redwood Grills Gone Wild Sept. 2nd – 3rd Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, this year’s BBQ competition is a 2 day event and is an automatic national ‘Qualifier’. For more information, call 707-464-3174 Del Norte Republicans Farm Fresh Dinner Event Sept. 9th 5th annual Farm Fresh Dinner & Fundraiser. For more information go […]


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August

May 31, 2014 Comments Off on August

 Del Norte County Fair August 3rd – 6th Del Norte County Fairgrounds This year’s theme – “The Little Fair That Could”. Our four day fair consist of concerts, carnival rides, food, livestock auction, rodeo and more! This year’s live music line-up: Danny Gokey, Morgan Wallen, and Drew Baldridge Check out the complete schedule here or […]


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July

May 31, 2014 Comments Off on July

Lighthouse Repertory Theater’s Annual 4th of July Melodrama – July 1 – 4 Held at the Old Ben Franklin building, 1072 3rd Street, Crescent City $5 tickets or $20 for 5 or more, under 5 free More information at Lighthouse Repertory Theater Art Festival –  July 3-4, 2017 Held by the California Redwood Art Association […]


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Top of California

May 30, 2017 Comments Off on Top of California

Check out this blog, Top of California: Crescent City by Undiscovered Wanderings; A Travel Guide, about their visit Crescent City, CA. then discover for yourself why this, “remote oasis,” is worth the car drive with plenty to offer from, “breathtaking scenery, endless outdoor options, friendly people and, yes, the sea lions,”


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Model Railroad Day

May 30, 2017 Comments Off on Model Railroad Day

Saturday June 10, 2017 FREE event presented by Del Norte Short Lines Model Railroad Club and the Crescent City Lions Club. Tour eight model railroads, beginning at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. Donations fund the buildings and landscaping for the community model railroad layout at the Fairgrounds. Contact John Foster (707) 951-7520  


Phone: (707) 951-7520


2017 Del Norte Community Health Fair

May 30, 2017 Comments Off on 2017 Del Norte Community Health Fair

Presented by the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Branch and the Del Norte Healthcare District Saturday June 3, 2017 8am – 12pm. Exhibitors, drawings, demonstrations, healthy treats and more!  


Phone: 707-464-0861 x2825


Crescent City Poker Run

May 30, 2017 Comments Off on Crescent City Poker Run

June 3, 2017 Street legal motorcycles only.  Begins at Elk Valley Casino, to Cave Junction, and returns to SeaQuake Brewery. Register 7:00 am to 8:45 am and run starts at 9:00 am SHARP! Cost: $25 /pp or $40 /couple Contact Cliff cliffc63@yahoo.com Crescent City Poker Run is a non profit organization


Phone: 707-951-5359


Live Music & Entertainment

May 5, 2017 Comments Off on Live Music & Entertainment

Friday May 5th Fiesta of Fun Downtown Live from Downtown: It’s First Friday 5-7:30 pm. /          Saturday May 6th Holus Bolus @ Port O Pints 8-11 pm.  


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Circus

May 3, 2017 Comments Off on Circus

May 13 – 14, 2017 Visit the big top at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Shows at 5:30 & 7:30 pm


Phone: 707-464-9556