Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Weott

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, United States, containing Rockefeller Forest, the world's largest remaining contiguous old-growth forest of coast redwoods. It is located 30mi south of Eureka, California, near Weott in southern Humboldt County, within Northern California, named after the great nineteenth-century scientist, Alexander von Humboldt. The park was established by the Save-the-Redwoods League in 1921 largely from lands purchased from the Pacific Lumber Company. Beginning with the dedication of the Raynal Bolling Memorial Grove, it has grown to become the third-largest park in the California State Park system, now containing 51651acre through acquisitions and gifts to the state.
It is part of the Northern California coastal forests ecoregion and has 23600acre of old-growth forests. 17000acre are old-growth redwoods, comprising the entire Bull Creek watershed and the Rockefeller Forest.
Nearby U.S. Route 101, which generally follows the Eel River and its South Fork in this part of the North Coast, offers easy access to the park and nearby towns with connections to the scenic highway, Avenue of the Giants, also mostly located within or near park boundaries.
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  • Miles and Miles of Redwood trees, wow! Many groves and the road(s) constantly twist a little right and left to get through the trees. If you have a moonroof, be sure to use it! turn the clock off as....  more
    Miles and Miles of Redwood trees, wow! Many groves and the road(s) constantly twist a little right and left to get through the trees. If you have a moonroof, be sure to use it! turn the clock off as....  more »
  • This is a review of the visitor center for the park, not the attraction itself. The visitor's center was pretty good, restrooms are available, and a so-so movie can be watched. Staff are friendly... 
    This is a review of the visitor center for the park, not the attraction itself. The visitor's center was pretty good, restrooms are available, and a so-so movie can be watched. Staff are friendly...  more »
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  • This spot was so beautiful. Have you ever wanted to feel like a fairy for a day? Well, after two different vacations I have now seen all the red wood groves in California. My husband and I decided to travel to California to see the Pacific Coast on Hwy. 1. I am very impressed with the amount of people involved with preserving the trees. The forest rangers were friendly and well informed on the area. The drive through the groove was on smooth black top road. Watch out for the photographers set up along the road. These trees will make you feel very small.
  • It is amazing to have opportunity to walk among all those giant trees, clovers and mushrooms. The trails were easy and provided us plenty of fun and joy. Breathtaking landscapes! We want return in another season to see the new colors and the changes they will bring to the walk.

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