In Del Norte County, there is no smog. There are no traffic jams or congestion. No long lines at the bank or grocery stores. No soaring crime rates. Located on California's northern coastal border, Del Norte County is situated between the Pacific Ocean to the west, Oregon to the north, Siskiyou County to the east and Humboldt County to the south. The area is located within the vast redwood forests of the Six Rivers and Redwoods National Forest, and the Smith River National Recreation Area.