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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.

DECEMBER

February 5, 2017 Comments Off on DECEMBER

Live From Downtown it’s First Friday December 1st Starting at 4 PM downtown Crescent City it’s First Friday!  On the first Friday of each month from 4:00 – 7:00 pm discover live music, food trucks and various vendors, writers/book signings, performance art, specials at downtown stores. Find all this and more every first Friday on 3rd […]


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NOVEMBER

November 1, 2017 Comments Off on NOVEMBER

Live From Downtown it’s First Friday November 3rd November 3rd Starting at 4 PM downtown Crescent City it’s First Friday!  On the first Friday of each month from 4:00 – 7:00 pm discover live music, food trucks and various vendors, writers/book signings, performance art, specials at downtown stores. Find all this and more every first Friday […]


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OCTOBER

October 1, 2017 2 Comments

October is harvest time and one of the best times of year to visit the north coast.  Plenty of harvest festivities to choose from and nature never stops calling from the ocean to the rivers and redwoods there’s plenty to explore, or just enjoy the beauty all around.   Live From Downtown it’s First Friday […]


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Top 10 Things to do in Crescent City, California

August 1, 2017 Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in Crescent City, California

Curious what Trip Advisor says about exploring Crescent City?  Check this out.


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Tank of Gas Getaway

July 28, 2017 Comments Off on Tank of Gas Getaway

Tank of Gas Getaway Tank of Gas Getaway: Stout Grove, California  


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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