Klamath River RV Parkin Klamath, CA

Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway

Distance: 10 miles   Duration: approx 30 minutes
This scenic alternative to US 101 passes right through the heart of the redwood forest in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. You'll find the Prairie Creek Visitor Center, Big Tree Wayside, numerous trailheads, and a resident herd of Roosevelt Elk!


From the park, drive South on 101 and take exit 765 or any of the signed exits (approx 2 miles.)


PLEASE NOTE: No commercial vehicles permitted

Howland Hill Road  

Distance: 10 miles   Duration: approx 45 minutes
A few miles from Crescent City (19 miles from

Klamath River RV Park) is one of the best

encounters with the towering old-growth redwood

trees in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

There are numerous pullouts and trails along the

way including the Boy Scout Tree Trail and Stout

Grove. The road is mostly unpaved and two-way

traffic.


From the park, drive North on 101 approx 18

miles and turn right onto Elk Valley Road

(east-northeast.) Continue 1 mile and turn right

(east) onto Howland Hill Road. After 1 and a half miles the road becomes unpaved as it enters the state park. Continue another 5 1/2 miles on Howland Hill Road until it becomes Douglas Park Road (paved.)  After 1 and a half miles turn left onto South Fork Road - it will connect with US 199 just east of Hiouchi. Follow signs to Stout Grove.


PLEASE NOTE: RVs, motorhomes, and large vehicles NOT advised

Klamath River RV Park Area

Scenic Drives

Bald Hills Road

Distance: 17 miles (from the 101 junction to Lyons Ranch trailhead)   Duration: approx 45 minutes
This road has a steep 15% grade through old-growth redwoods and passes through several open prairies filled with wildflowers, elk, and the occasional bear. Along the way is trail access to the Lady Bird Johnson and Tall Trees groves.  Stop at the Redwood Creek Overlook for an amazing view of the ocean. You'll also reach trailheads leading to the historic Dolason and Lyons ranch sites, and you'll be close to Schoolhouse Peak, the highest point in the parks at 3,097 feet.


From the park, drive South on 101 and take the signed exit for Bald Hills Road (1 mile North of Orick)


PLEASE NOTE: Mostly paved. RVs, motorhomes, and large vehicles NOT advised

Coastal Drive Loop

Distance: 17 miles (from the 101 junction to Lyons Ranch trailhead)   Duration: approx 45 minutes
This narrow road with steep grades and sharp curves offers panoramic views of the ocean and Klamath River estuary. You might see whales, sea lions, and pelicans. There's a picnic area at High Bluff Overlook and a World War II radar station disguised as a farmhouse and barn.


Exit the park and turn right (away from the freeway.) After 1/2 mile, turn left on to Alder Camp Road and proceed 2 miles to the junction. Turn right (north) and continue 1 and 1/2 miles on the unpaved road (one-way, northbound traffic only) toward the mouth of the Klamath River. Turn right (east) onto Klamath Beach Road and make the circle back toward the park (4 miles.)


PLEASE NOTE: RVs, motorhomes, and large vehicles NOT permitted.