Avenue of the Giants, Humboldt County

Drive right through a coast redwood, one of the world's tallest trees, at Avenue of the Giants. This 50 km (31 mi) scenic drive wends its way through the towering redwoods of Humboldt Redwoods State Park, home to the biggest group of virgin redwoods in the United States. Follow the avenue through the dark and looming forest alongside the Eel River, and catch glimpses of ferns and douglas fir. Stop at the visitor center for information and exhibits about the wildlife along the avenue and see the drive-thru tree. The avenue provides access to numerous hiking trails. To visit Avenue of the Giants on your holiday in Humboldt County, and find out what else Humboldt County has to offer, use our Humboldt County trip planner .
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  • Wife and I took our two children, aged 8 and 5, to northern California for a week long introduction to the coast Redwoods starting at the Oregon border and then moving as far south as the Avenue of th...  more »
  • I used to come to this particular redwood forest as a child with my parents and grandparents. It has been over 30 years or more since I have seen it. It is as I remember. We drove through the giant ho...  more »

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