Montgomery Woods State Reserve


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Montgomery Woods State Reserve


Location:15 miles east of the town of Comptche; or 13 miles west from Ukiah, past Orr's Mineral Hot Springs resort.
Facilities:Picnic areas, hiking and nature trails.
Activities:Hiking, picnicking.
Special Features:One of the more remote of California's redwood parks, Montgomery Woods' groves include the two main species of redwoods of the western United States, the Sierra Redwood and the Coast Redwood. The reserve is also a fern forest.
Address:c/o Mendocino District Office
PO Box 440
Mendocino, CA 95460

Phone:707-937-5804
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=434
Size: 2,581 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Farther out of town, you can visit the world's third largest tree at Montgomery Woods State Reserve.
5-foot behemoth in Ukiah, California's Montgomery Woods State Reserve was declared tallest of the tall by state park rangers and the San Francisco-based Save the Redwoods League after a winter storm knocked 10 feet off the height of the previous record holder in Redwood National Park in Del Norte County, California.

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