Redwood Fast Facts
How big is Redwood National Park?
Redwood covers a total area of 131,983 acres or 206 square miles.
How many people visit Redwood National Park?
435,879 people visited Redwood in 2021. A table showing all years can be found at Redwood Visitation Stats.
When was Redwood National Park created?
Redwood was made a national park on October 2, 1968.
What are the highest and lowest elevations in Redwood National Park?
Redwood’s lowest point is 0 feet at the Pacific Ocean. The highest point in Redwood is 3,170 feet on Coyote Peak.
What time zone is Redwood National Park located in?
Redwood is in the Pacific Time Zone.
How much does it cost to enter Redwood National Park?
There is no entrance fee for Redwood National Park, but the California State Park areas have various day-use fees.
Five Random Facts About Redwood
The trees are the main draw of the park, namely the coast redwood. However, sitka spruce are the shields of the big trees, lining the coast and blocking the salt spray. Douglas fir blend with the coast redwoods just inland. The redwoods depend on the coastal fogs for moisture in the dry season, so they are limited to a narrow band of land.
Where is Redwood National Park?
Redwood National and State Parks runs down a stretch of the northern California coast, beginning just south of the Oregon state line. Crescent City is the hub for the park’s areas and activities. Further directions and maps can be found at Getting to Redwood.