Redwood National and State Parks

When you stay at Benbow Inn, you’re just a short drive away from the awe-inspiring Redwood National and State Parks. These parks are home to some of the tallest trees on Earth and offer a variety of activities that allow you to connect with nature in a profound way.

Why Visit the Redwood National and State Parks?

The Redwood National and State Parks are not just about tall trees. While the towering redwoods are undoubtedly the stars of the show, the parks also feature vast prairies, oak woodlands, and nearly 40 miles of rugged coastline. It’s a diverse ecosystem that provides a habitat for a wide range of wildlife, including Roosevelt elk, black bears, and various bird species.

Activities to Enjoy

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to relax in nature, the Redwood National and State Parks offer something for everyone. Here are some activities you can enjoy:

  • Hiking: With over 200 miles of trails, you can choose from a variety of hiking experiences, from easy walks to challenging backcountry adventures.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Bring your binoculars and cameras to capture the diverse wildlife that calls these parks home.
  • Scenic Drives: If hiking isn’t your thing, you can still enjoy the beauty of the parks through scenic drives like the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway.
  • Camping: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty by spending a night under the stars at one of the many campgrounds.

Visitor Centers and Tours

For those interested in learning more about the parks, several visitor centers offer educational exhibits, guided tours, and park rangers who can answer all your questions. Don’t miss the Thomas H. Kuchel Visitor Center, where you can get an overview of the park’s history and ecology.

Plan Your Visit

Ready to explore the wonders of the Redwood National and State Parks? Make Benbow Inn your home base for this unforgettable adventure. Our comfortable accommodations and top-notch amenities make it the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring.