Humboldt Redwoods State Park

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Location:45 miles south of Eureka and 20 miles north of Garberville off of Highway 101. The visitor center is located on the Avenue of the Giants, State Route 254, between the towns of Weott and Myers Flat.
Facilities:More than 250 developed family campsites as well as environmental camps, group camps, trail camps, and a horse camp, picnic areas, trails (100+ miles), boat ramps, restrooms, visitor center, exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park is California's largest redwood state park and includes the Rockefeller Forest, the largest remaining contiguous old-growth coast redwood forest in the world. The Avenue of the Giants parallels 33 miles of US 101 through the park, and is California's showplace for the magnificent coast redwoods.
Address:c/o North Coast Redwoods District Office
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502

Size: 51,590 acres.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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See redwoods: Drive on State Route 254 in northern California and you'll pass through Avenue of the Giants, which runs through the Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
For the best selection of big beasts, head for California's Humboldt Redwoods State Park, where some individuals along the Avenue of Giants approach 100 metres tall, weigh 4,000 tons and are 1,000 years old.
The forest offers 20 miles of hiking and nature trails, while two locations still accessible to the public are the Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park - fantastic forest fun for the intrepid Star Wars fan.
LOCATION: Bull Creek Flat in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Calif.
PCR was performed for all fying (Glaucomys sabrinus), Douglas (Tamiasciuris douglasii), and gray squirrels; all chipmunks from Santa Cruz and Marin Counties; a random subset of chipmunks from Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Hendy Woods State Park; and a random subset of individual mammals of other species.
To find the answer to their question, Sillett and Koch went to Humboldt Redwoods State Park along California's coast.
In Humboldt Redwoods State Park in California stands a 369-foot-high tree--as high as a 30-story building.
By that reckoning the ``Stratospheric Giant'' -the 112.7 metre tree in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, which holds the world height record -still has another 56ft to grow.
As many as a dozen ancient trees in nearby Humboldt Redwoods State Park may have been lost because of channel changes caused by logging on two creeks.
AN IMPRESSION OF time-flouting permanence is one of the most appealing attributes of the colossal redwoods lining Avenue of the Giants in northern California's Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Recently, though, both man and nature have wrought changes on the Avenue that warrant a fresh look from even veteran boulevardiers.
Two years later the area was designated as the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. In 1931 the League honored its founding members by naming Founders Grove, a small section of the park that included the Dyerville Giant.
Scattered stands of oaks give way to majestic redwoods as the train approaches the confluence of the Eel and its south fork on the boundary of Humboldt Redwoods State Park. You'll soon see huge stacks of felled redwoods as you pass through the mill town of Scotia.

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