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Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Avenue of the Giants, Weott, CA 95571
707-946-2409
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Weott
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving, Hiking
Description: Home of the 31 mile Avenue of the Giants (Redwoods).
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Camarillo, California
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432 reviews 432 reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Lots and lots of redwood groves are the best reason to visit this park. Lots of options for things to do. There is a visitor's drive, campsites you drive into as well as back country camps, hikes, and swimming holes. There are some historical sites and the towns nearby are kitschy. What makes this place really special is the gigantic... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My prior trips to see the Redwoods have been mostly based around Crescent City and a bit of driving on Avenue of the Giants. However, this trip I spent a little more time in the Humboldt park, and I have to say it's an absolutely beautiful and breathtaking place to see the trees. In the future I plan on spending... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This park experience should be mandatory for everyone especially those who think trees are just lumber. This forrest in a national treasure that will take your breath away. You almost expected to see dinosaurs. Don't just pass through, give yourself at least an hour to get lost on a trial or if time permits spend the night.

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Irvine, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

No, we did not camp with Big Foot, nor did he visit our site, but we did camp amongst the giant Coastal Redwoods in Humboldt Redwoods State Park and had an awesome time exploring the area during our recent 3 night stay in the forest. Williams Campground was perfect for our group camping experience (with clean bathrooms as a bonus... More

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Lombard, Illinois
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392 reviews 392 reviews
178 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was a great drive through the park. My kids loved it. We stopped many times to get out the car and look around. It was a great day. And an amazing place. Anyone who can should do this.

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Orlando, Florida
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272 reviews 272 reviews
153 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

There is no admission booth or gate. You can drive through the Avenue of the Giants and the state park for free. The visitor center has many informative displays.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Words like majestic, impressive and massive really can't fully describe this wonderful place. One of natures unique creations stand tall along the northern California coast are these giant Coast Redwoods. The 32 mile long Avenue of The Giants gives you a chance to drive into the shadows of the rain forest itself. However, don't just drive through. You need to... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We attended my sister-in-laws wedding in a secluded location amongst the impressive canopy of redwoods. There are sooo many great places to explore and at every turn even more great places to take photos. I have been to Sequoia National Park to see some of the worlds largest trees' but am proud to say I have been to Humboldt to... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The trees are impressive. They're massive and the park is lush and green. The visitor center has many neat displays and history.

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New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Being from the East coast I have had the pleasure of hiking thru many different types of forests..but I have never felt so humbled being in the presence of trees that have reached and seemingly touched the skies and who's girth is something only to be imagined... Take your time ..walk slowly, breath deeply and just revel in the moment.... More

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