Area Attractions

We are located just 19 miles from Del Norte County Regional Airport in Crescent City, CA.

There are many adventures to be had in friendly nearby Brookings OR and surrounding areas. Go for a hike or collect beach treasures in any one of the many beaches and parks along the coast. Join the locals while Whale Watching, enjoying the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, or jump in with the many surfers that make our area their surfing destination.

The Howonquet Lodge at Lucky 7 Casino in Smith River, CA is where the Smith River, considered one of the cleanest rivers in the world, meets the Pacific Ocean.

The Winchuck River is short coastal stream that runs through the Rogue River Siskiyou National Forest to the Pacific Ocean. The main stem and tributaries support Chinook, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, and Cutthroat Trout.

The Chetco River flows through the rugged coastal region to the Pacific Ocean. The River is located within the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Kalmiopsis Wilderness. Supporting a large population of Salmon and Trout, the Chetco water is of high quality. The tallest trees on earth grow in the southern region of the Chetco’s drainage basin. The river is home to over 200 Species of animals.

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, preserving old-growth redwoods along the Smith River. It is located along U.S. Route 199 approximately 9 miles east of Crescent City.

Sporthaven Beach is situated in Brookings between the ocean and the harbor. There are several fishing charters available nearby. The surfing is good here. It is a great spot for Whale Watching as whale sightings are common in season.

(Alfred A.) Loeb State Park is just 8 miles NE of Brookings on North Bank Chetco River rd. The Park is adjacent to the Chetco River and offers easy access and drift boat launching via a gravel bar. There is free day use parking and a picnic area. The park boasts old-growth Myrtle wood forest. Less than a mile farther up the road is the USFS’s “Redwood Nature Trail”, which connects with Loeb’s own “Riverview” trail.

Samuel H. Boardman State Park Enjoy the 12 mile forested corridor with a rugged and steep coastline and sandy beaches makes it a hikers favorite. Along the coastal trail admire the 300 year old sitka spruce trees, arch rock, natural bridges, and walk the 27 miles of the Oregon Coast Trail through giant forests.

Harris Beach State Park Join the locals and enjoy the breathtaking sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. This is a popular destination for photographers and hikers and beach combers.

Botanical Gardens is located on Hwy 101 just NW of the Chetco River overpass at Constitution Way. Maintained by volunteers and the Brookings/Harbor Garden Club. The Botanical Garden is open and available all year around.