Largest City: Crescent City, Incorporated in 1854
County: Del Norte
Other cities and towns in Del Norte County: Klamath, Smith River, Fort Dick, Hiouchi, and Gasquet
Airport: Del Norte County Regional Airport (CEC) with daily direct flights to Oakland International Airport (OAK). Rogue Valley International Medford Airport in Medford, Oregon is the next closest airport with non-stop service to ten destinations.
Sister City: Rikuzentakata, Japan established on April 16, 2018, as the result of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 and a lost boat that washed up on the shores of Crescent City. Read the Story of Kamome or watch the documentary.
Famous Movies Filmed in Del Norte County: Bird Box, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Find out more at the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission
BoatSmith – February
Redwood Wild River Run – March
4th of July Celebration with Fireworks Over the Crescent City Harbor – July
Gasquet Raft Races – July
Klamath Salmon Festival – August
Crescent City Triathlon – August
Tolowa Dee-ni’ Day – September
Sea Cruise Classic Car Show – October
Live from Downtown! It’s First Friday – Every First Friday from April – December
Crescent City Farmers Markets: Weekly Market at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds every Saturday from June – October and the Downtown Crescent City Farmers & Artisan Market is every Wednesday from late May – October
Gasquet Artisan Market: Every Sunday at Patrick Creek Lodge & Historical Inn from Memorial Day – Labor Day
Weather & Climate: Mild year-round temperate climate near the coast. As you climb into the Coastal mountain range, the temperature is warmer in the summer months and cooler in the winter. Temperatures typically vary from 42°F to 64°F and are rarely below 35°F or above 70°F.