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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
831/335-4598
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Felton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage, Hiking
Description: Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.
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Springfield, MO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is an easy side trip from San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, etc. An easy trail through the wonderful redwoods. I've been twice and not crowded on either visit. I like it better than Muir Woods. One distraction is the steam train on the adjoining tourist attraction - wish it weren't there. Other than that - this is worth your time.

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California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We just visited this state park to take our engagement photos with a local photographer to the area. It is such an amazing place to get so many different location back drops without having to travel far. Great fields with deer grazing, a river area we could get our feet wet and have some fun with the camera, and the... More

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Los Gatos, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Simply beautiful, the park is set among magnificent redwoods on easy to access trails, some that are easy for persons of any age or ability. A trip well worth the taking.

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our California vacation was 1 week long, and we already had SF, LA, and the stretch of pacific coast in between in our itinerary. I also wanted to somehow fit in hiking in a sequoia or a redwood forest, but both Sequoya National Part and Redwood National Park were too far out of the way, and it was too cold... More

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Grandview, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

On the advise from a man in the coffee shop we stopped in, even with the drizzling rain and walked through the redwoods, it is so amazing the history and beauty is breath taking. One more thing checked off the bucket list.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A must see for anyone traveling to, or thru, Santa Cruz. It's amazing to see the majestic trees in all their glory and splendor!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The ride was close distance from our hotel. For the price I paid for the entry to the park, it was well worth it. The scenery was lovely. I would go back. They have a train ride from the park to the boardwalk and I loved it.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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224 reviews 224 reviews
114 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had last visited this attraction many years ago and it was a treat to visit it again. Since we were there last they have put in a very interesting gift shop. The redwood loop is an easy 1 mile walk through a serene setting with only the sound of the steam locomotives echoing in the background.

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Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

When I was over in San Jose for business I chose this park for a hike because there were some many geocaches. I planned to hike for just a few hours and try to find some geocaches. I started off from Graham Hill road where I parked my car. After about 4 hours I ended up at the parking at... More

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Sacramento, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We took the walk through the grove and enjoyed every minute. Take the "loaner" guide with you to get even more out of the visit. The visitor center was very kid-friendly with lots of things to touch and manipulate. It had great visuals that demonstrated the various habitats in the park. The bathrooms were clean. There were more trails and... More

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