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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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US$27.00*
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Great 1/2 day trip

We drove up during a Carmel vacation. Lovely 1/2 day spent here. Great history, well maintained trails. We hiked the Redwood Grove loop trail and enjoyed the clean forest air... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We drove up during a Carmel vacation. Lovely 1/2 day spent here. Great history, well maintained trails. We hiked the Redwood Grove loop trail and enjoyed the clean forest air, amazing trees, and found 8 banana slugs-to the delight of my 7 and 10 year olds. We had lunch and beers at the Cremer House in Felton, and then stopped... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an easy to find, easy to navigate beautiful park. You can do the Redwood Grove Loop in about an hour. It's totally worth the $10 entrance fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to skip heavily trafficked Muir Woods in favor of taking our friends here for a walk through the redwoods. The easy walking loop of perhaps a mile might take you an hour. Beware of joggers. A docent appeared every now and then to answer questions, share stories, and point out banana slugs. Adjacent is Roaring Camp Railroad and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly volunteer who pointed us in the direction of our walk around the Sequoias and Redwoods. They provide a pamphlet on loan or that can be purchased for .25 cents. It is a self guided walk around these majestic trees with a wonderful explanation and history of each.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pay 10 dollars entry and get to do a circuit with 1000 others. I am sure there are other options but for me it wasn't quite the wilderness experience I was hoping for. The trees are amazing and worth seeing but go expecting to see them with a bunch of other visitors. No food at the visitor centre so make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful one mile Redwood loop around!!!! We go there often and never get tired of seeing this magnificent trees, and the forest surrounding them. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest redwoods in miles and a walk that brings a person back to complete health. I love this place and have been walking the giant redwood trees since I was two.

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not too far from silicon valley and nice hikes. Better than going all the way to Muir Woods. Similar Redwood trees. A good hike is to top of the observatory deck that gives 360 degree views with just a short 0.5 mile easy hike.

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Austin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next time you're in the SF Bay area stop by Felton CA and enter the park off Hwy 9. There is a 1-mile loop that is a must-see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Easy to find close to Santa Cruz,20 min ride. Very good trail and you walk through a redwood forest. Amazing how big these trees can get.

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