Contact Number

  • (707) 488-2041

Park Accessibility Information

Park Hours

  • Day use only Sunrise to Sunset

Park Activities

Yes
Except for service animals, dogs not allowed on trails.
Picnic Areas
Hiking Trails

Park Facilities

Parking

Brochures

Park Directions

Get directions through Google Maps

5 miles north of Arcata, take the McKinleyville exit off of Highway 101. Drive 2 miles east on North Bank Road and turn left into the reserve.

District Contact Information
NoCoastRedwoodsInfo@parks.ca.gov
District Office: (707) 832-1484
District Fax: (707) 441-5737
3431 Fort Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503

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A reserve for western azalea (Rhododendron occidentale). Each spring, a profusion of pink and white blossoms scents the air. There is a picnic area available. Plan to visit in April and May when azaleas are in bloom.

Location - Directions

5 miles north of Arcata, take the McKinleyville exit off of Highway 101. Drive 2 miles east on North Bank Road and turn left into the reserve.

Dog Rules

  • No dog is allowed outside the parking lot.
  • Dogs must remain on 6 foot or less leash while in the parking lot. 

Seasons/Climate/Recommended Clothing

Coastal/temperate. Summer 50-60. Morning and evening fog is common. Winter 40-50 with 35" of annual rainfall occurring mostly November - May.