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Crescent City

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Crescent City Coastline, North Coast Calif. Photo Copyright Cindy Fike

Named for the crescent-shaped stretch of sandy beach south of the city, Crescent City, this the farthest place on north coast, still inside the state of California. Oregon is close by and rainy weather dominates the year. Locals call this the county seat of Del NORT. (best not pronounce the 'e' in Norte)
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elevation: 44' population: 6,400 zip code: 95531


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



  • backpacking
  • beaches
  • camping
  • hiking
  • lighthouse
  • marine life
  • sea birds
  • sand dunes
  • seaport
  • fishing
  • wildlife
  • marina
  • fish markets
  • shopping
  • restaurants
  • boating
  • mountain biking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Del Norte Redwood State Park
  • Smith River NRA
  • Redwoods National Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP
  • Lake Earl State Park
  • Windchuck River
  • Pelican State Beach
  • Del Norte Historical Museum
  • Battery Point Lighthouse
  • 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
  • Ocean World (Under Sea Garden)
  • Stout Redwood Grove
  • Best Scenic Drive: South Fork Smith River
  • Prince Island
  • crescent city campgrounds

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

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    Seaside city along the Redwoods North Coast with plenty of outdoor recreation & parks. Shopping and restaurants in town w/ services. Local industries include - fishing, timber and summer tourism.

    nearby towns:
    Smith River
    local links:

    Visit Del Norte
    1001 Front St. Crescent City, CA 95531

    NPR: KHSU FM 91.9
    Deep Green Resistance
    Derrick Jensen
    Aidan's Toy Trove
    Alexandre Family Farm
    Del Norte History
    Tolowa Tribe
    Yurok Tribe
    Big 5 Sporting Goods
    Britt Music & Arts Festival
    Redwood Art Association
    Elk Valley Casino
    Historic Hiouchi Cafe
    California Coastal Trail
    Siskiyou Land Conservancy
    Smith River Scenic Byway

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