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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446
707-869-2015
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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Guerneville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Hiking
Traveler Description: Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Preserve is a beautiful, natural respite from the city, and the crowds of Muir Woods. It is a true gem located in... more »
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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Beautiful forest with landmark redwoods. Visitor center information filled. Various hiking trails offered.

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Fremont, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Smaller than the Muir Redwoods and less crowded, but still, be there early as the free parking lot fills up quickly late morning. Several levels from easy 1 mile to very difficult 1500 ft elevation change hikes are available. We tried to hike at all parks several times a year and took the Eastridge/PoolRidge loop, about 3.3 miles, elevation changes... More

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Nashville, TN
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Beautiful preserve of grand redwoods. Took East ridge path to Bullfrog pond and down Pool Ridge for 6 miles of strenous hiking and gorgeous views. Many other trails less strenous but just as beautiful. Temp of 74* and 49% humidity - perfect. About 30 minutes from Healdsburg. Recommend fir hikers and family.

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Sacramento, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We did the 5.6 mile loop from the park entrance and ending with the grove of redwoods. The hike take you to the ridge peak for some great views plus we saw deer several times. A very beautiful park to enjoy natural and redwood trees just minutes from the center of Guerneville.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visit Armstrong on our annual visit to the area. We always enjoy walking around the redwoods. You don't need a lot of time in this state reserve, but it's not to miss!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Some of the trees here are 1400 years old ... 400 years old when William the Conqueror invaded England ! This summer's drought must be one of the worst, and there wasn't much water in the creeks and streams. There are a good range of walks for all abilities. If you try one of the longer or more strenuous walks,... More

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Orinda, Ca
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Love this park! An easy walk through amazing redwoods, shady with good signage for the beautiful and historical redwoods

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Columbia, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is a wonderful place to go see some old redwoods. It felt like there was magic sitting in the woods. It was easy to walk, bike or push a stroller. There are 2 very old trees in the park. Great places to eat a lunch. The bathrooms are outside the park and were not to bad. They had just... More

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Phoenix Az
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Returned to the wine country in Sonoma and returned to Armstrong Redwwods. If in San Francisco it is only a short 90 minute drive north to see the giant tree's and make memories for the rest of your life. Highly Recommended!

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boston
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

These trees are magnificent! Just a great little park you can choose an easy paved trail or a more rugged hike. There is limited parking but the turnover is pretty quick or you can park along the road.

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