Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park Campground

Del Norte County

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

Jedediah Smith State Park campsite

Jedediah Smith Campground

Redwood Empire Attractions

The Redwood Empire includes a number of state and national parks with magnificent groves of old-growth coastal redwoods.

  • Richardson Grove State Park - magnificent redwoods and excellent campgrounds
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park - a secluded redwoods park off the main highway
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park with the Avenue of the Giants
  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park - 14,000 acres with a wandering herd of elk, old-growth redwoods, and 10 miles of beach
  • Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park - explore the wonders of the wild Smith River.
  • Redwood National Park

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Wood collecting is not allowed, including twigs and leaves.
  2. Generators may only be operated sparingly from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  3. Bicycles are only allowed on paved roads.

Nearby Campgrounds

Del Norte County

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Jedediah Smith SP Campground

Jedediah Smith Campground is in the heart of delightful Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park along the Smith River, northeast of Crescent City. Exceptional facilities, scenic attractions, and interpretive programs make Jedediah Smith a premier camping destination in the Redwood Empire. Visitors to the area enjoy the scenic beauty of the Smith River and the redwoods. Enjoyable hiking trails lead out from the campground. Fishing for steelhead in the Smith River is best early in the year.

Jedediah Smith Campground has 86 campsites. Fifty are for RVs, trailers, or tents. Sixteen sites are designated tents only. Campsites are shaded by redwoods and alders. There are also 5 Hike & Bike sites along with a Group Site.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Highway 199, 5 miles east of Highway 101, 4 miles north of Crescent City
Elevation: 125 feet
Camping season: Open year-round
Number of Sites: 86
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer (fee for additional vehicle)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Park Headquarters: (707) 465-7335

Reservations accepted: Late May through early September; otherwise first come, first served
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 7 months in advance of arrival date.
New dates are made available in 1-month blocks on the first of each month.
Maximum Vehicle Length: RVs - 36 feet
trailers 31 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: #13, 17, 25, 37, 39, 41
Fees: $35 per night
Hike & Bike - $5
Online Reservations: Jedediah Smith Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Jedediah Smith Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire grill, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Showers: Yes, 25 cents for every 2 minutes
Dump Station: Yes
Campground Map: Jedediah Smith Campground Map
Nearby attractions: Boy Scout Tree Trail, Visitor Center, nature store, Stout Grove, Simpson-Reed Interpretive Trail, summer interpretive programs, Smith River boat launch access for canoes, kayaks, and rafts; fishing for steelhead

Reservations Tips

Reservations for Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park campsites are available from 2 days up to 7 months in advance. Reservations become available in one-month blocks on the first of the month, 7 months in advance. For example, on January 1 campsite reservations become available for all of July.

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park group campsite

Jedediah Smith Group Campground

Jedediah Smith Group Campsite

The group campsite at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State park can accommodate up to 50 people and 15 vehicles.
Fee: $300 per night

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park Hike and Bike campsite

Jedediah Smith Hike & Bike Campsite

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