Crescent City,
CA

Recreational Director
Holly Wendt
Public Works Maintenance Manager
Jason Wylie

Parks and Attractions

Crescent City Parks and Attractions

Beachfront Park
picture of overhead view of Beachfront Park. Picture links to Beachfront Park Page

Location:

Front Street

Many local events and celebrations are held in this park. The gazebo, Pool and Cultural Center are available for event rentals. Click on the picture to go to the Beachfront Park Page

Amenities:

  • Cultural Center
  • Kid's Town
  • Fred Endert Municipal Pool
  • Picnic Areas
  • BBQ Pits
  • Bathrooms
  • Soccer Fields
  • Coastal Trail
  • Coastal Access
  • Howe Park (ADA beach access)
  • Dog Park
  • Marine Mammal Center
Fraser Park
Picture of playground in Fraser Park

Location:

Corner of 9th and Taylor Streets

This neighborhood park is has a community playground with updated play structures, a basketball court, and open play areas. This park west for magnificent ocean views for sunsets and annual 4th of July fireworks.

Amenities/ Activities:

  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Swings
  • Open Play Areas
  • Dog Friendly
  • Restrooms

Size: 1.35 acre

Brother Jonathan Park and Overlook
Picture of memorial at Brother Jonathan Park

Location:

9th Street and Pebble Beach Drive

This waterfront park is situated next to Fraser Park.  These parks share large green lawns and restrooms.  Directly a cross Pebble Beach Drive is an observation point with parking and benches. This observation point overlooks Battery Point Lighthouse (to the south) and Preston Island (to the north).

  • Memorial
  • Gravesite
  • Historical observation point
  • Benches
  • Overlook

Size: 1.36 acre park

Peterson Park
Picture of baseball field at Peterson Park 

Location:

5th and F Streets

Amenities/Activities:

  • Baseball/Softball Field
  • County Ran Skate Park
  • Community Garden 
  • Tennis Courts

Size: 7.4 acres

Battery Point Lighthouse and Museum
Picture of Battery Point Lighthouse. Picture contains link to Historical Society Website for the lighthouse

     Location:

235 Lighthouse Way

This is an active lighthouse that serves as a private aid to navigation. Its oil lamps were first lit on December 10, 1856. The Battery Point Lighthouse is open to the public for tours which include the opportunity to look into the personal quarters of keepers and their families. All tours are scheduled TIDE PERMITTING. It is still staffed by volunteer keepers. Click on the picture to visit the Historical Society webpage for Battery Point Lighthouse.
B Street Pier
Picture of B Street Pier at sunrise

Location:

    301 B St South


This attraction is a large wooden viewing pier located directly on the waterfront and over the water into Crescent City bay. The pier was built in..... Enjoy panoramic views, watch locals crab form the pier and enjoy the local sea lions. This location is available for rental for special events.
Tsunami Landing Plaza
Picture of Tsunami memorial fountain

Location:

      237 Price Mall

Memorial fountain dedicated to those who lost their lives in the  March 28th 1964 tsunami. The fountain is situated downtown near local businesses and other tsunami walking tour sites. For more on the tsunami walking tour visit Tsunami Walking Tour
Point of Honor
Picture of point of honor

Location:

    U.S. Hwy 101 South

and Front Street

This veteran's memorial is located at the corner of Front Street and Highway 101 South. Features bricks with names of soldiers and flags from all military branches.
Coastal Trail
Picture of beach access on Coastal Trail The California Coastal trail enters city limits at the south end of Sunset Circle and exits city limits just past E Condor Street. Notable areas along the Coastal trail include the Veterans Memorial, Cultural Center, Swimming Pool, a beach access point, Howe Park (with ADA beach access), The Marine Mammal Center, Battery Point Light House, Point Saint George Memorial Overlook, and Point Saint George Cemetery/Park.