Howland Hill Outdoor School

Logo, round. Inset image of cabin in the redwoods for learning. Text: Redwood National and State Parks, Howland Hill Outdoor School
Howland Hill Outdoor School


Since 1979 Howland Hill Outdoor School has been providing curriculum-based environmental education programs for students between grades Kindergarten and 5th grade, as well as education related rental groups. Howland Hill Outdoor School is located in the northern district of Redwood National and State Parks (near Crescent City, CA) and is one of two outdoor schools within the park.

Wolf Creek Education Center is located in the southern district of the park (near Orick, CA) and also provides curriculum-based environmental education programs for students.

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Left Image: Ranger dressed as a waiter with two kids.  Right Image: Ranger dressed as a logger with two kids.
Rangers wear many hats.
Left Image: Ranger with child dressed like banana slug.  Right Image: Children dress up like a condor.
Learn about Adaptations
Left Image: Ranger with child wearing bat wings.  Right Image: Child crawling under obstacle course.
Learning can be fun!
Three rangers and class take picture under Grandfather Spruce tree.
Howland Hill Outdoor School group with rangers
Inside the kitchen area
Inside the kitchen/food preparation area
Left Image: HHOS eating area.  Right Image: Bathrooms
Dining area and restroom with flush toilets
Clivus privy in parking area and up another at the facility
The pit toilet restroom facilities at Howland Hill Outdoor School
Left Image: HHOS cabin.  Right Image: Interior of cabin.
Cabin and cabin interior

Last updated: November 11, 2023

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Mailing Address:

1111 Second Street
Crescent City, CA 95531


707 464-6101

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