The Easter Lily Capital of the World, Smith River is also world famous for salmon and steelhead fishing and we host numerous fishing derbies throughout the year.
The town of Smith River allows for easy access to local river activities such as fishing, kayaking, rafting, river guides and day trips.
The Smith River is one of the last major free flowing rivers in California, it is clean, clear and a natural spawning ground for the native fish.
Easter Lily Farms
Within view of the Pacific Ocean, there is a soil and climate that is ideal to the raising of Easter Lily bulbs.
Aleutian Goose Festival - Late MAR
Annual event since 1999 - features birding, nature and Indian cultural experiences that you
will want to remember. Our birding, nature, and heritage celebration offers 80 events.
Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery
Smith River, CA
Numerous school children visit the hatchery and several of the local schools have developed classroom incubation programs.
Salmon Spawning Seasons run November to March.
Pelican Beach California
Pelican Beach offers beautiful ocean views from its undeveloped location next to the Oregon border.
The beach has the distinction of being the northern-most state beach.
Tolowa Dunes State Park
This park takes in some of the finest wetlands habitat on California’s northern coast.
This is an ancient sand dune complex that has evolved into several distinct ecological communities.
Ship Ashore Resort
Resort facilities include a 50-unit motel, Camping & RV Park, and a Restaurant Lounge featuring ocean and river views.
Crissey Field State Park
Location: US-101, just across the Oregon State Border.
Stroll along the edge of the Winchuck River estuary until it joins the Pacific Ocean. Birds abound.
Harbor seals and California sea lions surf and feed in this rich mix of fresh and salt water.
Follow the trail through ancient driftwood logs into a fragile dune system filled with unique native plant species,
miniature wetlands, and old-growth Sitka spruce trees.
Sea Escape Resort
Here at Sea Escape, located in Smith River in the finest residential area, just one mile from the California/Oregon border.
White Rock Oceanfront Cabins
Private cabins are so near to the water you can't get any closer without getting wet.
Hiouchi Motel Resort
Hiouchi Motel is situated along the Smith River northeast of Crescent City and allows easy access to local river activities.
such as fishing, kayaking, rafting, river guides and day trips. Steelhead, Trout and salmon fishing is a favorite pastime.
Redwood Coast Adventure Outfitters
Adventure Guides for this area:
Smith River Fishing
- David Castellanos will treat you to the finest light tackle fishing for these hard fighting coastal river chrome bright trophies.
Pelican Bay State Prison PBSP
Located six miles north of Crescent City.
This Prison is designed to house California’s most serious criminal offenders in a
secure, safe, and disciplined institutional setting.
Crescent City Northwoods Inn
Best Western Resort Hotel
Experience a unique escape at this Crescent City hotel located in the heart of the area's redwood forests and across from the Pacific Ocean at the Northwoods Inn.
Crescent City Super 8 Motel
City Southside Near Whaler Island
49 spacious rooms in a quiet, relaxed setting, some with harbor views. Walk across the street to explore the piers and interact with one of the coasts largest active fishing fleets.