Area Activities

Thanks to Crescent Cities location, surrounded by mountains and water, we have a wide variety of fun activities available to us in Crescent City.   We hope you find the following information is helpful when wondering about activities in the Crescent City area.

Bicycling is popular along the Wild Rivers Coast, and Del Norte County.  There are good reasons for the popularity, the possibilities are endless.  Regularly, you'll find people bicycling up and down Hwy 101 for the view of the redwoods and the ocean.  In town, and between areas of Del Norte, we have none of the masses of traffic... more

Crescent City is surrounded by habitat that loves birds.   Del Norte county has recorded some 420 varieties of birds.   With the rivers, ocean, redwood forests, lagoons and sand dunes, birds abound.

If you are a birdwatcher, here are some of the best spots to do birdwatching in Del Norte County:

  • Crescent City Harbor... more

What would a community be without a bowling alley.   Certainly not an area that some people would want to live in.   The Crescent City area has just what these people want.   Available to all is the pin pownding Tsunami Lanes.

Tsunami lanes offers the community a place to gather for a cola, a beer, a dinner, and the all... more

Definitely, the Del Norte area excels in the area of offering camping and RV parks.  For camping, we offer dozens of locations.  Trying to do the option of camping justice would be more than hard, we will simply note that you can camp at almost every turn, with the heart of camping being at Jedediah Smith State Park.  

Caught by the fever to play blackjack, poker, bingo or slots.... or just want to be entertained?  Del Norte County has the spots for you.   Del Norte County offers two casinos, with a third opening soon.    Whether you are in Smith River, Gasquet, Crescent City, Klamath or any other location in the county ... you are close to a Casino... more

Have you tried crabbing?   In Crescent City, crabbing is not only a commercial activity, but, is a recreational activity leading to a great dinner.  Go to any of the local stores, including the drug store,  and you can buy a crab pot.   Drive down to the harbor and see stacks of crab pots and find fresh crab for sale during crab... more

Do we have world class diving in the Crescent City area?  Honestly, no but do have some opportunities to enjoy yourself.   We do have a dive shop in Crescent City and you can learn much more about the area opportunities from the dive shop.  For the dive shop, contact:

Pacific Quest Dive Center
415 S Hwy 101, Crescent City... more