Explore Wayyy Northern California!

You can’t get more Northern California than Del Norte County. This wild and beautiful destination along the Pacific and the Oregon border is filled with unique outdoor adventures.

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Gondola Through the Redwoods

Where else can you take a gondola through a redwood forest? Hop on board the Trees of Mystery “Sky Trail” gondola for a bird’s-eye view of giant redwoods. Bonus: From the summit’s observation deck, you’ll get a mountaintop ocean vista, too!

Low Tide Lighthouse

Battery Point Lighthouse sits on a tidal island and is only accessible at low tide! You’ll have to cross 200 feet between the mainland and the island to reach this historic lighthouse.

photo: Lynnette Braillard

Star Attractions

Do a self-guided tour of famous and award-winning movies filmed in Del Norte, including the recent Sandra Bullock Netflix hit Bird Box (filmed on the sublime Smith River) and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, where Star Wars: Return of the Jedi featured the iconic Ewok air scooter forest chase.

photo: Nate Wyeth

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