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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. read more...

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 nature walks and ranger-led programs in the Redwood National and State Parks.

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  • Crescent City Harbor

    Crescent City has a large harbor docked primarily with commercial fishing vessels. Visitors can…

  • Ocean World

    Descend beneath the ocean depths and experience the sea life of the North Coast, like nowhere els…

    707-464-4900

  • Birdwatching in Del Norte County

    Del Norte County is one of the most exciting and scenic places to visit in search of birds in Cal…

  • Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery, Inc

    Sponsored by the Smith River Kiwanis Club, the fish hatchery is designed populate the native runs…

  • Tour Thru Tree

    This privately owned tourist attraction was created for the benefit of those people who desir…

    707-482-5971

  • Trees of Mystery

    Almost a mile long groomed interpretive trail through the awe-inspiring Redwoods of Northern Cali…

  • Del Norte County Lighthouses

    Whether you’re a lighthouse historian or enthusiast or just someone who appreciates the sp…

  • Battery Point Lighthouse

    The Battery Point Lighthouse, first lit with oil lamps in 1856, is an active lighthouse with a r…

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  • St. George Reef Lightouse

    The St. George Reef Lighthouse is the result of the sinking of the coastal steamer Brother Jonath…

    707-464-8299

  • Del Norte, County Museums

    Del Norte County has a rich Native American history that is showcased in its museums, the Del No…

  • Del Norte County Historical Society Main Museum

    Discover the history of Del Norte County at this Museum. Best known for having one the finest col…

    707-464-3922

  • The End of the Trail Museum

    Dedicated to preserving and exhibiting the artifacts and history of the first Americans, the End…

    707-482-2551

  • Tours of Lake Earl with Canoe and Wing

    Tour Lake Earl by canoe or kayak with Joe Gartland, who provides a history of the area. If you e…

    707-465-6921

  • FunBus Tours

    FunBus tours take you where others don’t. Visit the amazing Jurassic Park’s Fern Can…

    707-482-1030

  • Klamath River Jet Boat Tours

    Take a 50-mile guided tour up the Klamath River on the swift, hydro-powered jet boat. Jet boats a…

    707-482-7775

  • Lunker River Drifting

    Take a scenic float trip on the Smith or Klamath River and view the spectacular wildlife. Mick T…

  • Ocean Sailboat Rides

    Sail the Pacific Ocean with Brent Baker. View the rugged seacoast, teeming with birds and other w…

    707-951-9298

  • Pacific Quest Dive Center

    Join Juan Santillan for a scuba-diving adventure on the Pacific north coast. lessons. Air servic…

    707-464-8753

  • Tally Ho II

    Join skipper Bob Ginocchio aboard the Tally Ho II for a chance to view the rich wildlife and inc…

    707-464-1236

  • Wild Goose Enterprises

    Take a birdwatching tour to discover the many birds in Del Norte County. Rick and Susan are info…

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  • Elk Valley Casino

    With 275 slot machines and nightly poker tournaments, the Elk Valley Casino offers the most enter…

    707-465-5188

  • Lucky 7 Casino

    Experience the thrill of more than 20,000 square feet of gaming action. With over 300 slot machi…

    707-487-7777

  • Itineraries

    Whether you’re planning a short visit or to stay for a while, you can use these special De…

  • Family Attractions in Del Norte County

    Del Norte County is ideal for traveling with the family! The young and young at heart alike will…

  • Redwoods Mural Society mural tour

    Del Norte County is known as the place “where the redwoods meet the sea” – a co…

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  • Whale Watching in Del Norte County

    Each winter, thousands of gray whales swim more than 6,000 miles from the chilly waters of Alaska…

  • Mushrooming in Del Norte County

    Peer into the damp shadows of any forest in Del Norte County during the winter and you will proba…

  • Zip Line Rides

    XUS Ziplines, located 18 miles north of Crescent City, currently offers 6 lines ranging from 400…

    707-951-7564

  • Surfing in Del Norte County

      Surfers of all ages and experience levels can catch a wave all year long off the s…

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