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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.

Battery Point Lighthouse

September 1, 2014 Comments Off on Battery Point Lighthouse

The Battery Point Lighthouse, first lit with oil lamps in 1856, is an active lighthouse with a residence and keeper. It serves as a private aid to navigation. Legends and Its Beauty Great stories about the Lighthouse and Native American legends about the Island have been crafted over time. A resident ghost is even said […]


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Beachcombing Lake Earl Wildlife Area

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Beachcombing Lake Earl Wildlife Area

Tolowa Dunes includes a broad, dune-covered strand that runs into Kellogg Beach. Location: 2 miles north of Crescent City, off Northcrest Drive.


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BiCoastal Media, LLC

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on BiCoastal Media, LLC

Bicoastal Media is a communications company with radio broadcasting as its core business. Bicoastal was formed in 1998 by Kenneth R. Dennis with the objective of acquiring properties, primarily in small and medium radio markets, that have good growth prospects or attractive competitive environments.


Phone: (707) 464-9561


Big Flash Foto Booth

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Big Flash Foto Booth

Big Flash Foto entices you to go behind the curtain! Our premier and professional photo booth allows you and your guests to make lasting memories of your special event.


Phone: (707) 315-9840


Canoeing the Lake Earl Wildlife Area

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Canoeing the Lake Earl Wildlife Area

One of California’s most productive wetlands, this lake is a perfect spot for canoeing


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Crescent Harbor Gallery

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Crescent Harbor Gallery

In addition to showing regional and local artists’ works, the gallery offers one hour Crescent City History walking tours


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Del Norte, County Museums

September 3, 2014 Comments Off on Del Norte, County Museums

Del Norte County has a rich Native American history that is showcased in its museums, the Del Norte County Historical Society Main Museum and The End of the Trail Museum.


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Del Norte Assoc. for Cultural Awareness (DNACA)

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Del Norte Assoc. for Cultural Awareness (DNACA)

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation
founded in 1981 to serve Del Norte County, the northernmost county on the coast of California.


Phone: (707) 464-1336


Del Norte County Fair

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Del Norte County Fair

Fair dates July 31st – Aug. 3rd


Phone: (707) 464-9556


Del Norte County Historical Society

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Del Norte County Historical Society

The Society manages both a museum, located in the former County Hall of Records on the corner of 6th & ‘H’ Streets in Crescent City, California; and Battery Point Lighthouse, located at the foot of ‘A’ Street.


Phone: (707) 464-3922