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Events Category

There are lots of great events in Del Norte County, California. We celebrate the fruits of the sea with crab feeds all winter long. Delicious! Make Crescent City your base-camp for exploring our natural beauty from the summit to the seashore.  Birding is a big in Del Norte year-round. The Redwood Forests are gathering places that draw people to experience the awesome power of our natural surroundings. Come for a car show, don’t miss the County Fair and bring your kayak and try a race on one of our beautiful rivers.

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August 2016

August 9, 2016 Comments Off on August 2016

54th Klamath Salmon Festival Saturday August 20, 2016 Yurok54thSalmonFestival The Yurok Tribe puts on the annual Salmon Festival to provide an opportunity for the whole community to come together and celebrate the bounty of the Klamath River. The family-focused event is free and open to all. The festival, which has grown in each of the […]


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Bangin’ at the Beach August 27

August 27, 2016 Comments Off on Bangin’ at the Beach August 27

Bangin’ at the Beach is a 1 day PDGA sanctioned C-Tier disc golf tournament hosted by Wild Rivers Disc Golf Club and held at beautiful scenic Beachfront Park in Crescent City, California. The day will consist of 2 rounds of 21 holes (map coming soon) followed by a great CTP basket giveaway contest. Lunch will be […]


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About Del Norte

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on About Del Norte

Del Norte County, The Real Northern California and part of America’s Wild River Coast, is world-renowned for its towering ancient redwoods, the pristine waters of its wild and scenic Klamath Smith rivers, world-class fishing, and exceptional bird watching.


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Del Norte County Visitor Centers

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Del Norte County Visitor Centers

There are a number of Visitor Centers throughout Del Norte County offering a variety of services. Many have gift shops, special exhibits, videos, picnic areas and public restrooms. Please check this list as some of our centers have seasonal hours of operation. Have fun! Crescent City and Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center […]


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Soft Adventure Majestic Redwood Forests of Del Norte County Itinerary

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Soft Adventure Majestic Redwood Forests of Del Norte County Itinerary

The ancient coast redwood ecosystem preserved in the parks of Del Norte County contains some of the planet’s most majestic forests. Redwood trees are an American icon, the tallest trees in the world. These amazing complex forests, where trees frequently stretch skyward over 300 feet, beg for exploration. Walking through a redwood grove on a […]


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The Town of Crescent City, Del Norte County

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Town of Crescent City, Del Norte County

As you descend out of the redwood forest and bluffs of Highway 101 at night, the lights of Crescent City can be seen hugging the coastal beaches of the Pacific Ocean. The crescent shape reveals how the city got its name. Events Crescent City is the largest community in Del Norte County. It’s where you’ll […]


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The Town of Gasquet, Del Norte County, CA

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Town of Gasquet, Del Norte County, CA

The tiny and quaint little village of Gasquet is perched along the Smith River on U.S. Highway 199. Boasting a warmer climate, the area is known for its outdoor recreational activities. Its dramatic rocky banks and rapids make its section of the river a popular choice for challenging rafting and kayaking, although there are plenty […]


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The Town of Hiouchi, Del Norte County

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Town of Hiouchi, Del Norte County

Hiouchi is known for its warmer climate, natural beauty and outdoor recreation activities. Located on U.S. Highway 199, Hiouchi borders the banks of the pristine Smith River where in the summer months river goers enjoy swimming, sunbathing, kayaking and river rafting. Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park offers the most popular river hot spot in Hiouchi […]


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The Town of Klamath, Del Norte County

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Town of Klamath, Del Norte County

Klamath, 32 miles south of Crescent City, sits on the mouth of the mighty Klamath River and is located within the Yurok reservation. For centuries, the Yurok Indian tribe has called the banks of the Klamath home. Early settlements on the south end of the county depended upon the river waters for transportation and commerce. […]


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The Town of Smith River, Del Norte County

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on The Town of Smith River, Del Norte County

Smith River, proudly carrying the title of Easter Lily Capitol of the World, offers visitors a beautiful coastal drive along Highway 101 bordered by acres of green pastures and lily fields. This community invites you to stay and enjoy its cafés, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, pub, hotels, RV parks, campgrounds and museum. The White Gold […]


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