Redwood National Park, Redwood National Park

#6 of 352 in Trails in California
Must see · World heritage site · National Park · State Park
Best known as the home of the world's tallest trees, Redwood National Park offers a plethora of outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, kayaking, and sport fishing. Spreading across 44,515 ha (110,000 ac) of old-growth rainforest and 64 km (40 mi) of rugged California coastline, the park's verdant landscape also encompasses vast prairies, oak woodlands, and wild waterways. Camping in the backcountry is arguably the best way to experience the diversity of wildlife, while guided nature walks provide additional information about the history and geology of the area. Plan to see Redwood National Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Redwood National Park sightseeing planner.
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  • Redwood State and National Parks is actually a group of three state parks (Jedediah Smith, Del Norte, Prairie Creek) and the national park. The bulk of the national park land is on the south end of...  more »
  • My wife and I had went on a trip to California and one thing I requested was see the redwood forest. This was a bit out of the way for us as we hit Yosemite and San Francisco in this trip totally...  more »
  • This place has some of the most amazing trees you will ever see. I drove through a few years back and keep dreaming of ways to return some day. If I lived in the US, I would do everything in my power to ensure these trees are protected for many more generations.
  • Great hiking. Well maintained. Well shaded for those hot days. Plenty of Redwoods for people looking for the "California Redwood" experience, but don't feel like dealing with the crowds (or cost) of Muir Woods.

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