Project Supporters of the Redwood Coast Geotourism Initiative
The list of project collaborators and supporteers is long already, and it will continue to grow. In addition to National Geographic, this initiative is supported by the following regional partners.
Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers America's public lands, totaling approximately 264 million acres mostly in the western states. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
California State Parks
Formed in 1927, the California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) manages the California states parks system. Its mission is to provide for the health, inspiration, and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the State's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.
Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce
The Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization dedicated to developing, promoting, and serving your business and community. Our goal is to sustain a unique and high quality of life by achieving economic vitality, with sensitivity and respect for the environment as we foster economic opportunity and a favorable business climate within the region.
Coastwalk's mission is to ensure the right of all people to reach and responsibly enjoy the California coast. We are a California-wide non-profit organization that advocates for coastal protection and access via the California Coastal Trail and offers fun and educational walking tours of the California coast for people of all ages. We also offer day hikes year-round, coastal stewardship opportunities like beach cleanups and trail maintenance parties, and educational leadership adventures for youth.
Crescent City / Del Norte County Visitors Bureau
Del Norte County, The Real Northern California and part of America’s Wild River Coast, is world-renowned for its towering ancient redwoods, the pristine waters of its wild and scenic Klamath Smith rivers, world-class fishing, and exceptional bird watching. Located in the most northwestern corner of California on the rugged Pacific coast, its spectacular beaches, abundant wildlife, and majestic redwood forests provide pure unspoiled nature and a magical place to get away from it all.
Garberville Redway Area Chamber of Commerce
Only four hours north of San Francisco, the Garberville/Redway area is the perfect base for your exploration of the enchanting Redwood Empire. You can find lodging, restaurants, colorful shops and a full entertainment calendar. A movie theater, concerts, summer festivals, and crafts fairs enrich the area.
Humboldt County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Eureka! You've discovered Humboldt County, home of the California coastal redwood forest and over 100 miles of stunning Northern California coast. In addition to the giant redwoods--the tallest trees in the world--you'll find outdoor adventures like hiking, kayaking, birdwatching, biking and scenic drives. Here too are historic small towns, the arts and surprising food and wine discoveries. And of course, Redwood National Park and Avenue of the Giants.
Humboldt State University
Founded in Arcata, California as a teacher's college in 1913, Humboldt State University is the northernmost campus of the California State University system. The university is 270 miles north of San Francisco along California’s Redwood Coast and offers 47 degree majors; 80 minors, 12 graduate programs, 21 credential programs, and several certificates.
Lake County Marketing & Economic Development Program
Located in beautiful Northern California just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Sacramento Valley, or the Pacific Coast, Lake County is the perfect destination for a fun family vacation or a romantic weekend getaway. Dotted with vineyards and wineries, orchards and farm stands, and charming small towns, Lake County is home to Clear Lake, California’s largest natural freshwater lake, known as "The Bass Capital of the West," and Mt. Konocti, which towers over Clear Lake.
Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce
Non-profit 501 (c) 6, a business league working to strengthen the local economy. The Mendocino Coast Chamber's mission is to promote, support and improve the business and economic climate within its service area, to enrich the lives of its citizenry, and encourage a stronger sense of community.
North Coast Redwood Interpretive Association
he North Coast Redwood Interpretive Association (NCRIA) is a 501(c)(3) corporation established to assist California State Parks as a Cooperating Association. It is dedicated to providing a spectrum of educational and interpretive opportunities in seven parks regarding cultural heritage and natural history that inspire, provoke, and promote increased enjoyment, understanding, and protection of the redwood region.
North Coast Tourism Council
There's another California north of the Golden Gate. A landscape of rugged coastlines, towering forests and sparkling lakes and rivers. A countryside full of cherished farms and vineyards. A place where small towns preserve the past and embrace the future. This is Authentic California, where unspoiled Nature rubs elbows with the good life, and the people are as real as our redwoods. The partners of the North Coast Tourism Council invite you to visit Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties on your next Northern California vacation or holiday.
Philo School of Herbal Energetics
Located on 16 enchanted acres of certified organic land, we offer apprenticeships and classes, herbal medicine consults, and an emphasis on our native and naturalized plants. We are also a Botanical Sanctuary. Our medicinal garden contains over 100 species of medicinal plants as well as about 13 acres of redwoods. Just 16 miles in from the Pacific Ocean and 2 1/2 hours north of San Francisco. The School offers apprenticeships with Mary Pat Palmer, MA, RH* and Matthew Wood, MSc, RH* as well as other classes with nationally and internationally known herbalists.
Pure Potter Valley
Pure Potter Valley hay is grown on 32 acres of prime Russian River bottom-land in Mendocino County's Potter Valley. A healthy and nutritious blend of fescue, several clovers, and a diversity of wild grasses, Pure Potter Valley hay is the first choice of many local ranchers raising prime animals for restaurants, natural foods markets and discerning consumers, and dairymen who are farming for milk, butter, cream and cheese. Hay Dream, from the select second and third cuttings of 100% Pure Potter Valley hay, is packaged and sold for rabbits and other grass-eating pets. Additional products of the ranch include certified organic blackberries and hay bouquets.
Redwood Coast Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Redwood Coast Chamber of Commerce is to provide a leadership role in coordinating business advocacy and development; disseminating information; sponsoring community events and promoting tourism with an effective professional program that benefits both the members and the entire coastal community.
Redwood Region Audubon Society
The Redwood Region Audubon Society (RRAS) was founded in 1969 and is the Northwest California chapter of the National Audubon Society. This energetic community of conservation-minded people is active in many ways. Redwood Region Audubon is a volunteer, non-profit organization with approximately 550 members. The chapter relies on the energy and commitment of its members to keep Redwood Region Audubon Society a strong and effective local conservation organization.
Rio Villa Beach Resort
The Rio Villa is a bed & breakfast inn located on the banks of the Russian River in west Sonoma's wine country. The inn is located just 4 miles west of Guerneville and 10 miles east of the incredible Sonoma coast in the Russian River valley where you can visit worldclass wineries or canoe down the river while surrounded by the redwoods.
Sonoma Wine Country, next to Napa wine Country and 30 miles from San Francisco, has wineries, spas, pacific ocean coasts, wine country cuisine and quaint small towns. See what we're about.
The Daily Triplicate
Crescent City Daily Triplicate is a daily newspaper in Crescent City, California, USA covering local news, sports, business, jobs, and community events. The newspaper is published 5 days each week, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Published since 1879, the paper informs the community on local news, sports, northcoast life and community events.
The Inn at Roundstone Farm
This Point Reyes Bed and Breakfast Inn is located in the town of Olema within the Point Reyes National Seashore on the Marin County Coast of Northern California. This celebrated inn is a place of serenity where guests discover the pleasurable company of new friends, the sights and sounds of nature's harmonies, delightfully fresh breakfasts and the freedom to explore the Pt. Reyes National Seashore or the long forgotten rhythms of one's own heart.
The Lodge at Blue Lakes
The Lodge at Blue Lakes is a historic resort on scenic Blue Lakes with 21 units. Blue Lakes Lodge was originally built in the 1870s, and was extensively renovated in 2005 with the minutest attention to detail and luxury by Maryann and Peter Schmid. The resulting accommodations reflect the staff commitment to quality, service and distinctive tastes. Conveniently located at the gateway to California's Lake County, The Lodge at Blue Lakes, is perfectly situated just off Highway 20, making it accessible to the full range of local attractions.
The Trinidad Rancheria was established in 1906 by enactment of the United States Congress which gave authority for the Federal Government to purchase small tracts of land for homeless California Indians. In 1908, sixty acres of land along U.S. Highway 101 in Humboldt County were purchased for Indians living along the Northern California Coast. The existing Rancheria is within the aboriginal territory of the Yurok people and includes many sacred and culturally significant areas. The Tribe has ancestral ties to the Yurok, Wiyot and Tolowa peoples. All three tribes traditionally lived in the coastal region of Northern California and share a similar cultural heritage.
University of California Cooperative Extension - Marin County
Our mission is to sustain a vital agriculture, environment, and community in Marin County by providing University of California (UC) research-based information in agriculture, natural resource management, nutrition, and youth development. University of California Cooperative Extension programs operate through a unique partnership of Marin County Government, the University of California, the Federal Government, and private funds. Backed by the resources of the UC campuses, our educational programs use practically-applied research to solve community problems.
Vintage Towers Bed and Breakfast Inn
Come discover Vintage Towers, one of the finest bed and breakfast Inns in Sonoma County. Located in Cloverdale, California, the Inn sits at the crossroads of four wine valleys – Russian River Valley, Anderson Valley, Alexander Valley, and Dry Creek Valley. Situated on a tree-lined street, the Inn is just one block from gourmet dining, shopping, and special events.
Visit Mendocino County, Inc.
Unspoiled, uncrowded, undiscovered. Whether you’re thirsting for great wines, hungry for delicious organic cuisine or just craving a rejuvenating getaway, Mendocino County, Northern California is a perfect fit. What’s waiting? Great drives, unique events, stunning ocean views, art galleries and towering redwood forests. We have wonderful places to stay from romantic B&Bs to comfy inns, hotels, resorts, spas and vacation rentals.
West Marin Chamber of Commerce
The West Marin / Point Reyes National Seashore region is rich with diversity. Sleep in a West Marin bed and breakfast, a cottage, a hotel or roadside motel. Eat at an exclusive West Marin restaurant or dine at the locals' cafe. Shop in West Marin to find locally made products as well as international treasures. Have fun in the Point Reyes National Seashore or the among the towering redwoods of Muir Woods. Enjoy the wealth of events that take place year-round in West Marin / Point Reyes National Seashore.
The mission of the Yurok Tribe is to exercise the aboriginal and sovereign rights of the Yurok People to continue forever our Tribal traditions of self-governance, cultural and spiritual preservation, stewardship of Yurok lands, waters and other natural endowments, balanced social and economic development, peace and reciprocity, and respect for the dignity and individual rights of all persons living with the jurisdiction of the Yurok Tribe, while honoring our Creator, our ancestors and our descendants.