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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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Address: 17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446
Phone Number: 707-869-2015
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A nature reserve that boasts soaring redwood trees.

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great hike

many trials to choose from, great place! quiet and beautiful place for a hike. We saw deer run across our path, towering redwoods that never cease to amaze

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

many trials to choose from, great place! quiet and beautiful place for a hike. We saw deer run across our path, towering redwoods that never cease to amaze

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San Francisco, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I have been hiking in Muir Woods for many years, and recently visited Armstrong State Park for the first time. I was pleasantly surprised, and wondered how this place has been overlooked for so long. If you are planning a trip to see Redwoods and plan to be in the Sonoma Wine Country area, this is a great place to... More 

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Ventura, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Many trails amongst the redwoods. Friendly oar staff were very helpful and courteous. It's nature so be prepared for mosquitos.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Beautiful forest. Redwoods are awesome! Easy walking trails at the beginning of the park. No fee if you walk in, fee for driving in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We hiked the loop around the ridges of the park. It's about 9 miles and a moderate to strenuous hike. Stunningly beautiful mix of redwoods, meadows, and views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stayed in Guerneville and rode bikes to this park. Along the way you do pass a Tent Camp and the town does seem to have a lot of homeless around and or people loitering. The park is nice. Go early to avoid crowds and school field trips. You can park before the gate and walk in. (Driving in you pay)... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Suggest you get there early to enjoy the peace and serenity of the park, however even by the time we left and the car park was quite full it was still relatively peaceful. Take your time to walk the various nature trails that were very interesting and some great photo opportunities, however it's quite difficult to capture the sheer size... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Make sure you go before 10am or perhaps later in the afternoon because the place loses its charm when droves of kids come into the forest screaming and shouting on the trails... you lose all tranquility and the possibility of meditating...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The quiet hush of the redwoods is always worth a trip. there are several hiking options from a lazy stroll on the well beaten paths to several hiking tracks of varying challenge. just be prepared that it is always several degrees cooler under the towering canopy then in town.

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Pittsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Took my wife to see the redwoods, and she loved it. We paid the fee and drove into the park, and parked near the Armstrong Tree. We took a short walk through the redwoods, and it was very quiet and relaxing. The trees are beautiful and the park is well maintained. It doesn't compare with Muir Woods, but it is... More 

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