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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.
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 […]
The St. George Reef Lighthouse is the result of the sinking of the coastal steamer Brother Jonathan, which sank on St. George Reef in July, 1865, with the loss of over 150 lives. As a result, planning was begun to place a lighthouse in these treacherous waters. Constructed between 1882-1892, St. George is called America’s […]
Dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the artifacts and history of the first Americans, the End of the Trail Museum is the largest private collection of Native American artifacts from all over the United States. The museum showcases Native American clothing, pottery, baskets, weapons and tools. Located next to Trees of Mystery. Hours: June through August […]