Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park(redirected from Jedediah smith redwoods park)
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Location:9 miles east of Crescent City on Highway 199.
Facilities:106 developed campsites (some @di), hike/bike campsites, showers, restrooms (é), picnic areas, hiking and nature trails (20 miles), river access, visitor center, exhibits.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, horseback riding, mountain biking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:This predominately old growth coast redwoods park is bisected by the last major free flowing river in California, the Smith River, which is known for its runs of king salmon and steelhead trout in the fall and winter. Park is named for Jedediah Smith, the first white man to explore the interior of northern California, who pioneered a trail southwest from the Great Salt Lake across the Mojave Desert through the San Bernadino Mountains into California.
Address:c/o North Coast Redwoods District Office
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502
Size: 10,447 acres.
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