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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.

Annual North Coast Redwood Writer’s Conference September 23rd-24th

August 31, 2016 Comments Off on Annual North Coast Redwood Writer’s Conference September 23rd-24th

The North Coast Redwood Writer’s Conference   Check for updates on their Facebook page  


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Rockin’ at Rowdy Music Festival September 17th

August 27, 2016 Comments Off on Rockin’ at Rowdy Music Festival September 17th

3rd annual Rockin’ at Rowdy is a family friendly music festival benefiting the Del Norte Child Care Council’s many programs. A full day of entertainment featuring good music, children’s activities, local vendors and talent.  Children 6 and under are free. WHEN Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)  WHERE Rowdy Creek Park […]


Phone: 707-464-8311


Golf Tournament, BPOE 1689 Elk’s Club September 17th

August 27, 2016 Comments Off on Golf Tournament, BPOE 1689 Elk’s Club September 17th

Held at Del Norte Golf Course Contact AC Field for details.


Phone: 707-458-3214


Find Your Park Centennial Event on the Redwood Coast Sept. 3-4

August 22, 2016 Comments Off on Find Your Park Centennial Event on the Redwood Coast Sept. 3-4

An ocean-side block party to celebrate Del Norte county’s amazing outdoor spaces and recreation. Enjoy live music, BBQ wars, events, story-corps, a brew fest, bike tours, art in parks and much more. Find Your Park in the Redwoods


Phone: 707 464-7483 ext 223


Grills Gone Wild (Find Your Park -BBQ Wars) September 03, 2016

August 9, 2016 Comments Off on Grills Gone Wild (Find Your Park -BBQ Wars) September 03, 2016

NEW THIS YEAR!  The BBQ Wars have been moved to Labor Day weekend with a name change and the addition of a Craft Beer Festival.  There will be a BBQ contest, BBQ vendors and craft beers from at least three counties.  Spence Brothers & Disturbing the Peace will provide live music. Grills Gone Wild Flyer […]


Phone: 707-464-3174


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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2016 Readers’ Choice Award

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on 2016 Readers’ Choice Award

Want to know where the locals go?  Check out the 2016 Readers’ Choice Award to see the best of Del Norte County.  


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Video: Humboldt & Del Norte Film Commission

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Video: Humboldt & Del Norte Film Commission

The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is dedicated to promoting the Northern California redwood coast as a film-friendly region and is here to help with your production needs at no cost. Take this self-guided tour through the Redwood Coast and see why our area has attracted big movie titles such asStar Wars: Return of the Jedi, […]


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Art Galleries in Del Norte County

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Art Galleries in Del Norte County

Del Norte County is home to many artisans and artists


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