Tag Archives: RNSP

Mountain lion attacks ranger and his dog on the beach

From RNSP: Mountain Lion Attack at Crescent Beach in Redwood National and State Parks At approximately 7:30 pm on Thursday May 9, 2013, an off-duty Park Ranger was attacked by a mountain lion on Crescent Beach within Redwood National and State Parks. Crescent Beach is located off Enderts Beach Road just south of Crescent City,

Redwood National and State Parks tourism creates more than $20 million in local economic benefit

(The following was submitted by Redwood National Park.) A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that 360,167 visitors to Redwood National Park spent $20,172,000 in communities surrounding the park.  This spending supported at least 272 jobs in the local area. In addition, in 2011 over 35,448,424 people visited the twenty-four national parks