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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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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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Awe inducing - did not disspoint

I have always wanted to see the Giant Redwoods and they didn't disappoint. This is a really nice trail. There is a flat path that loops around all the Redwoods, and an information... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have always wanted to see the Giant Redwoods and they didn't disappoint. This is a really nice trail. There is a flat path that loops around all the Redwoods, and an information leaflet available for a tiny donation. You could easily walk round the trail quickly, but we spent a lot longer, taking photos and just taking in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this place to go for a walk, a trail run or to do movement exploration. So many possibilities to go into different trails and I get so mellow whenever I am here. Be aware when it gets dark - there are some weirdos in the area. Try not to be a target! I recommend bringing a mace spray.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place for families and people wanting to stroll in the forest. The trails are easy and handicap accessible. There tends to be a lot people here all the time.

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Thank Rebecca S
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way up the coast we made a quick detour to see some coastal redwoods. Easy to follow brochure with special trees along the path. Could spend 1-2 hours. Being from Oklahoma, we had never seen such large trees, so interesting how they grow in circles, multiple trees together, how hardy and durable against fire. The first tree that... More 

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Scotts Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live nearby and this is our favorite spot on planet Earth. Redwood loop is easy but there are lots of steep and scenic trails for running and hiking.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see and wonderful destination near the town of Felton. The park is simply beautiful with all the redwoods, forest setting, streams and San Lorenzo River. Near the main parking lot is a gift shop and a little further down the visitor center. Both are a nice stop and the gift shop has great local ice cream!... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an easy to moderate hike, close to Santa Cruz, about 5 miles. It's lovely and the redwoods smell so good. We packed a lunch for our hike.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the small pathway walk. Well drawn out and well thought out.. Cool and moist and wet at times but really get the feeling of being in the woods while not really being that far away from the parking lot lol. Great way to get in touch with a bit of nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. We got lost in the camp ground but it was worth it. There are two entrances, one for the campground and the other is the main entrance. Make site you go to the main entrance!! Either was you'll have a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice walk around some giant coastal Redwood Trees that are close to Santa Cruz! Felton, CA was an easy drive up from Santa Cruz, you do need a car to get there. Sunday afternoon walk with cloudy weather brought out the famous Banana Slugs, look closely on the ground through the pine needles, you can spot them because... More 

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