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Hobbs Wall Trail

The Hobbs Wall trail loops through sparse old-growth and vigorous new stands of redwoods.
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3.5 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This shorter loop trail is an easy warm-up for a day of hiking in the Redwoods. It's not one for scenic overlooks or rugged climbs -... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Huge "Crown Stump"

These huge old-growth stumps are surrounded by regrowth trees - some of them huge in their own right...

2. Lots of Bridges

There are lots of bridges on this trail, but they're all well maintained.

3. Trail Signs

Follow the trail signs for Hobbs Wall, unless you want a really long day hike...

4. Ranger Station

You'll cross the road right below the ranger station. If you want, you can start the loop here as well...

5. Enormous Log Overhead

This huge old tree crashed down and is hung up between two or three other trees over the trail.

6. Banana Slugs

The obligatory Banana Slugs are EVERYWHERE!

7. Another Huge Stump

If you look, you can find the slots the loggers used to sand in while they were cutting this tree.

8. Memorial Bench

There are an amazing number of memorial benches in the Redwoods parks...