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It's very clean and the staff were helpful and wonderful. Definitely worth the stop just to pick up... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Hiouchi, California
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Free Kayaking!

Yes - you heard it. The wonderful NPS lay on free kayaking each day through the summer. The tours... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Us-199, Hiouchi, CA 95531
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

It's very clean and the staff were helpful and wonderful. Definitely worth the stop just to pick up brochures. You can meet fellow travelers. It's a place to visit for good information about the area. I hope you will make sure you stop and take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Yes - you heard it. The wonderful NPS lay on free kayaking each day through the summer. The tours are down a 3 mile stretch of the smith river and led by 2 Rangers and is simply brilliant. The tour starts at the visitor centre...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MLAJF
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Get your passport stamped here, browse the small but well-stocked gift shop. and definitely avail yourself of the helpful and informative staff who are happy to provide advice and suggestions to make sure your visit to the redwoods is as pleasant and productive as possible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dunadan
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The staff was very helpful and informative, they get the map out and recommend what to do and where to go based on your ability. Don't leave without watching the short movie.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NinaL3039
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for information on the area. They have a very knowledgeable staff to help you find the best driving and hiking trails.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Calitripgirl
Reviewed June 10, 2018

For visitors to the Redwood National and State Parks coming from the north, this is an important first stop. Loads of good information from friendly staff so you can maximize your enjoyment of the park.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank artchan93
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We found this stop helpful in guiding us to spots we wanted to see in our trip through the park. The park and attendant state parks stretch for miles and we were able to zero in on key stops. Lots of goodies to buy, clean...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank vintagetrailer
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Very Friendly and helpful park rangers Lots of books and goodies like hats, shirts and all of the great things you expect. thy give out guides and maps and recommendations. So many amazing trees and the river is gorgeous too!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ruthburke1
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Super nice rangers.they know TONS! Of stuff about area. Well worth stop. Maps, info, permits..everything. oh..nice area to have your picnic lunch

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank di0uf
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I feel super bad I didn't get the name of the ranger helping us but he gave us so much info it made my head spin. We would not have seen amazing things had we not talked to him. Easily accessible from the road, restrooms...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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