History & Culture

19th century wooden buildings on a grassy slope.
Area History

History, archives, and data.

Smoke rises from a log mill on a beach in front of forested hills
Then And Now

A photo project showing historical redwood sites up to one-hundred years apart.

Yurok village buildings made of redwood planks.
Cultural Resources

Humans have lived in the Redwoods since time immemorial.


Cultural Landscapes

  • Black and white photo of 1940s-era California farm
    World War II Radar Station: B-71

    The Klamath River Radar Station B-71, located near Klamath, California, is a rare, surviving World War II early-warning radar station.

  • Black and white photo of three woman and a young boy in front of a tree
    Historic Orchards

    There are at least nine orchards within the parks, including Lyons Ranches Home Place Orchard and Boyes Prairie Orchard.

  • Historic image of several men standing by an artificial pond next to a wood building
    Prairie Creek Fish Hatchery

    Prairie Creek Fish Hatchery is one of only three surviving historic hatcheries in California.

  • A large wood barn with a high peak roof
    Lyons Ranch

    This historical site is an example of a farming operation created and managed by a mix of cultures: Yurok and Euro-American settler

Last updated: July 8, 2024

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