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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 1 week ago
Very informative.

The staff was very helpful and informative, they get the map out and recommend what to do and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nina L
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1 week ago
“Free Kayaking!”
4 weeks ago
“Very informative.”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Us-199, Hiouchi, CA 95531
+1 707-458-3294
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 30 June 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.

Thank Calitripgirl
Reviewed 10 June 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.

Thank artchan93
Reviewed 6 October 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

Thank vintagetrailer
Reviewed 12 May 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!

Thank ruthburke1
Reviewed 6 May 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

Thank di0uf
Reviewed 9 April 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

1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Hiouchi Information Center is now open year round for lnfo helpful to planning and making your Redwoods adventure the most Memorable it can be. They provide maps, directions and first hand information of the sites, experiences, history, and must see destinations in the expansive...More

1  Thank RickCrescentCity_CA
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