River Beach Trail

Camping Allowed


Water Source

The River Beach Trail at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in Crescent City, California is an easy 0.5-mile one-way trail that connects the campground to the Nature Loop Trail at the park.

This trail begins at the southern trailhead by the campground and follows Smith River for 0.5-miles before ending at the Nature Loop Trail. This trail is easy, mostly-flat, and great for people of all ages.

Parking: If you're not staying at the campground, you can find parking at the Nature Loop Trail parking lot. You'll need to hike in on that trail to reach the northern trailhead for this trail.

Camping: Camping is allowed nearby at the campground (not on backcountry / primitive / dispersed), only by reservation. Check this site for camping reservation details.

Pets: Dogs are not allowed on trails here.

Views: The only views you get here are of Smith River.

Water source: If you carry a water filter, you can use Smith River to refill your water bottle. You can also refill your bottle at the campground.

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Trail added August 09, 2019
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