Apr 27

California State Parks Seeks Public Input on a Road and Trail Management Plan for Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Weott, Calif. — California State Parks will hold an open house meeting to solicit comments on a draft road and trail management plan (RTMP) for Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The RTMP describes the existing roads and trails of the state park and provides specific direction for management and operations in the future. The goal of the plan is to enhance recreational trail opportunities, while protecting the park’s cultural and natural resources.
The open house meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the River Lodge Conference Center located at 1800 Riverwalk Drive, Fortuna. The draft plan can be viewed online at www.parks.ca.gov/HRSP-RTMP or be reviewed in person at the following locations:

  • North Coast Redwoods District Headquarters, 3431 Fort Ave, Eureka
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park Visitor Center, 17119 Avenue of the Giants, Weott
  • California State Parks Facility Management Division, 704 O Street, Sacramento
  • Humboldt County Library Branches:

Eureka Main Library, 1313 3rd Street, Eureka

Arcata Library, 500 7th Street, Arcata

Fortuna Library, 753 14th Street, Fortuna

Garberville Library, 715 Cedar Street, Garberville

Written comments will be accepted by California State Parks until June 30, 2017. All timely comments will be considered by staff prior to finalization of the plan. Comments may be submitted at the open house meeting or via e-mail to trails@parks.ca.gov.

Located in the coastal mountains of southern Humboldt County, the state park is internationally renowned as home of the world’s largest remaining contiguous stands of ancient coast redwoods. Humboldt Redwoods State Park has over 50 miles of roads and 60 miles of trails for hikers, bikers, and equestrians, which provide access to various sections of the park including into the steep and rugged backcountry.