Experience it all - scenic drives, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, relaxing, reading, nature watching, fine dining and good times. Spend countless hours standing in the refreshing fish-filled waters of the Smith River. The Smith River is the last wild river in California and the fifth cleanest river in the world. Its breathtaking crystal green color provides one of the best kayaking & rafting rivers in California! It offers thrills for everyone - from novice to expert. Swimming opportunities abound. Fishing is excellent for Salmon, Steelhead and Trout in respective seasons.
Wilderness & Trails You can hike, run or mountain bike on numerous nearby trails. Contact the Gasquet USFS Station 707.457-3131 for maps and directions.
Salmon & Steelhead Fishing Famous Smith River salmon & steelhead fishing available throughout the fall and winter. Fishing begins just outside the Lodge doors and continues to the river mouth. Cutthroat trout fishing is available throughout summer! The Smith River is California's number 1 destination for trophy salmon and steelhead. Ocean fishing is only 25 miles to the west in Crescent City or 38 miles northwest to Brookings, Oregon. The latest fishing information & economical fish storage are available at Gasquet or Hiouchi Ranger Stations. Learn More Here https://www.bestfishinginameri...
Trees of Mystery Enjoy the premier attraction of the northern California redwoods. Start a family tradition at the "Trees." Don't miss the new Sky Trail 'Gondola' ride or the Indian Artifacts Museum. Enjoy world famous redwoods and Indian artifacts collection. Learn More Here - http://www.treesofmystery.net
Famous Oregon Caves Located 45 minutes east, the Oregon Caves are a fascinating adventure into nature's wonder. A great day trip from the Lodge! Learn More Here https://www.nps.gov/orca/index
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park’s 10,000 acres are managed cooperatively by the National Park Service and California State Parks, as are Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and Redwood National Park. A World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, Redwood National and State Parks protect 45 percent of California’s remaining old-growth redwoods—an area almost four times the size of Manhattan Island. Learn More Here https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page...
Experience Wildlife along the Smith River. Bears, fish, and so much more!