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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831/335-4598
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Activities: Viewing foliage, Hiking
Description: Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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Take a Walk in the Woods

Well laid out path in a small and easily accessible redwood grove. Educational signs point out significant facts for added enjoyment. A short hop from Monterey, and San Jose this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Well laid out path in a small and easily accessible redwood grove. Educational signs point out significant facts for added enjoyment. A short hop from Monterey, and San Jose this jewel should not be overlooked. The burls and trees are stunning and if they could talk, oh the stories they'd tell! The info station was full of great information and... More 

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Terryville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

lovely park with a stunning redwood grove. nature hike very doable - less than one mile. trees can be walked into and through. highly recommend.

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Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We got to follow one of the docents around the trail. He pointed out that you can go into the burned tree...lots of you. There is room for at least a dozen people inside the tree. we saw a banana slug (very neat) and quite a few huge trees. We skipped Muir Woods because we heard it is a zoo... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Henry Cowell State Park is a beautiful park and very tranquil. Some of the Redwood trees there are huge and quite majestic. It is a very gentle walk through the forest and easy for both children and elderly. The path is quite flat so also accessible for wheelchairs and prams. If you are quiet you may also see Deer and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A must-see! You must experience these redwoods, if you haven't already. It is just gorgeous. It takes your breath away to see such massive beauty.

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Bakersfield, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We only had a small amount of time to explore the redwoods,so we chose Henry Cowell SP because of the location and short trail option. The loop trail is actually the only trail we did, so I can't comment on other trails of the park. We also stopped in the visitors center. They have some interactive displays about the trees... More 

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Soquel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a very nice introduction to the redwoods for a person who is unable to negotiate rough trails and hills.

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Long Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great place to take the family. Not as grand as the Redwood Forest, but still majestic to look at, and it is crowded as Muir Woods.

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The visitor's center is informative and the trees and incredible. The walk through the grove shows how careful we must be with God's creation

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los angeles, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A great place to visit - first of all, if you visit in summertime, when it's HOT, this is a cooler place to walk outside. The redwoods are awesome and all of the guides were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. We didn't have a lot of time, so we just did the loop trail, which was thoroughly enjoyable.

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Additional Information about Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831/335-4598
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Felton

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