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Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
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About Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Drive In
Walk In
Hike In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park is located in California
41.796 N
-124.086 W
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12 Reviews of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Beautiful campground surrounded by redwoods and river

The trees are amazing and the river sparkling. Not to fear from the beach either. One of my favorite campgrounds.


This is a surreal place. Stayed 2 nights. Tent camping spots were great everything was nicely maintained. Foot traffic was a bit heavy from noon-4pm. To stand amongst this beautiful trees it is very breathtaking. Hiking trails were great and maintained. The scouts trail was the busiest by far.

Best camping in the US

This is one of the if not the best camping sites in the US

Very private

Campsites are very private and give a great feeling of being located right in the heart of the Redwoods. Crescent city is a short drive as is many other tourist attractions.


Many trails, endless hiking

Amenities & redwoods, what more can you want?!

Quintessential redwoods campground! Old growth forest, very shady campground with adequate privacy and easy access to redwoods park. Great restrooms available. Can get crowded, try panther flat campground if you prefer more solitude.

Setting is wonderful

This was a very nice campground. The setting amongst the redwoods was breath taking. It is also located along a river. This campground is within a short picturesque drive to a town, to fill up on groceries, gas, and just to see the Pacific Ocean. The trees are amazing. Our site was nice and backed up against a trail. Food storage containers available at each site. Bathrooms were ok, I mean it was actual plumbing. They have showers but other campgrounds have nicer ones. There is a visitor center and you can purchase firewood at this campsite. Ranger at the entrance was friendly. I would go back.

Breath taking. All I can say!

I spent about a month around Jedediah Smith park. Breath taking! Absolutely amazing! Spend some days on the trails and spend some days on the river. Awesome white water. Do what I did and cliff jump at 5:30am.

Easy access, popular, with great bathrooms/showers.

This campground is a very popular spot, located on the north side of the Redwoods National and State Parks. The sites are decently sized, accommodating two to three tents, but the roads would be tough to navigate in a large RV or with a long trailer. The price per campsite is high ($35), but if comfortable bathrooms and available showers are important to you, then it is worth the money. Heated, tile bathrooms with hot water and coin-op showers (25 cents a minute) are a luxury. The Jedidiah State Park visitor's center is located within the campground area, and the staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Also of note, this is one of the only campgrounds located within old-growth Redwood trees, making it especially pretty and interesting to visit.

Redwood heaven

Camping by redwoods is probably my favorite EVER. Even during the summer, you're able to stay cool under the canopies of the trees. I love that every corner is so picturesque! Mossy covered paradise! The scenery itself exceeds 5 stars.

The sites are relatively private and spacious. There are trees and brush that separate you from your neighbors. You'll want to pick a site that is close to the river, and far from the highway as possible because of the highway noise (although not terrible) isn't ideal when you're trying to enjoy nature. Any sites 40-60 were pretty good. #58 is the way to go! Riverfront real estate. The restrooms are a little sparse, so be prepared to wait a bit. I wish there was more available, but it looks as though there were only 4 for every 40 campsites? if you have to shower definitely use the facilities that are across from the Visitor Center, they are big and luxurious! Cost is 25 cents/minute.

It's also so convenient to Crescent City if you need to restock on supplies or beer. You can pick up coins and firewood by the entrance which is very convenient.