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Crescent City

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Crescent City Coastline, North Coast California. Photo Credit Copyright Cindy Fike

Named for the crescent-shaped stretch of sandy beach south of the city, Crescent City, this the the farthest north coast inside the state of California. Locals call this the county seat of Del NORT. (best not pronounce the 'e' in Norte)
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elevation: 44' population: 8,800 zip code: 95531


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Del Norte County
South of Oregon state line
on Hwy. 101 @ Hwy. 199



  • Backpacking
  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Prince Island
  • Trees of Mystery
  • Pelican Bay
  • UnderSea World
  • Battery Point Lighthouse
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife
  • California Coastal Trail
  • Stout Redwood Grove
  • Scenic Drive: South Fork Smith River
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Del Norte Redwood State Park
  • Smith River National Recreation Area
  • Redwoods National Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
  • Lake Earl State Park
  • Talawa Dunes
  • Windchuck River
  • Pelican State Beach
  • Del Norte Historical Museum
  • Battery Point Lighthouse
  • Kellog Beach
  • Towola Dunes State Park
  • Smith River County Park
  • Pelican State Beach
  • Yontocket Village Site
  • Crescent Beach
  • Last Chance Coastal Trail
  • Damnation Creek Trailhead
  • Myrtle Creek
  • Middle Fork Smith River
  • Myrtle Creek Falls
  • crescent city campgrounds

    Panther Flat Campground
    Jedediah Smith Redwoods Park
    Del Norte Redwoods Campground
    Redwoods KOA
    Mill Creek Camp Del Norte SP
    Elk Prairie Campground
    Bayside RV Park
    Clifford Kamph Memorial Park
    Florence Keller Campground
    Orman Ranch, Campground & Stables
    Ruby Van Deventer County Park
    Village Camper Inn
    Nickle Creek Campground NPS
    DeMartin Campground NPS
    Little Bald Hills Camp NPS
    Redwood Beach Camping

    tent camping

    Seaside city along the Redwoods North Coast with plenty of outdoor recreation & parks.

    nearby towns:
    Smith River
    local links:

    Crescent City Chamber of Commerce
    1001 Front St. Crescent City, CA 95531

    NPR: KHSR FM 91.9

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