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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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Gorgeous, "Must-see" State Reserve of Redwood trees!

If you travel anywhere near the little town of Guerneville you must stop at the Armstrong Redwood State Reserve! It is a beautiful, peaceful, charming area of amazing Redwood... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you travel anywhere near the little town of Guerneville you must stop at the Armstrong Redwood State Reserve! It is a beautiful, peaceful, charming area of amazing Redwood trees. We also visited Muir Woods and it is lovely too, but much more crowded than Armstrong and, I think, the trees at Armstrong are bigger. Just a wonderful, magical place!

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We went in late March and everything was lush and beautiful. There were trees so large you could walk into holes in their trunk and stand up straight. Absolutely a must-see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We took the east trail to the right of the gift shop. It was uphill and got our hearts pumping but not too strenuous. Beautiful views. The took the fire road back to where all the really old redwoods were. Worth the three hours we spent there.

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Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Wow. Really this stands out as probably my most favorite place I've been. And I've traveled to Europe, Japan, Central America. But I always think back to the Armstrong Redwoods and how absolutely peaceful it was standing under those enormous trees. Love it.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you've never seen the giant redwoods, this place is a must see. Nice but small grove of redwood trees, with an easy level walk through the park.

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Super easy stroll or hike the hills either choice is wonderful. Parking is free at the park entrance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Armstrong seems to have more redwoods than Muir, is less crowded and it's free to walk the trails! Enough said.

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a beautiful, peaceful place for hiking, at least on a Wednesday in March. It seems less groomed and definitely less crowded than Muir Woods to experience the majesty of redwoods. I only ran into two groups hiking, both polite and quiet. I hope to return someday and hopefully it will remain as lovely and serene as it is now.

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Mililani, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This has hikes for all levels and even in the worst heat of the summer, you can come here to cool off. Likewise, in the winter time, the temperatures and weather in the park are generally more mild. The trees give great cover and shade. The rangers and park staff are friendly and excited to share about this great state... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Free parking and no entrance fee will get into an enchanted place, where you'll remember the experience in so many ways. One that money can't buy! Excellent for families with children of different ages. Great walk and hike with your pooches. There are several different trails. Be sure to stop at the visitor center to see the map and decide... More 

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