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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

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Address: Crescent City, CA
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Part of the Redwoods National and State Parks system, this state park was...
Part of the Redwoods National and State Parks system, this state park was established in 1929.
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Beautiful Campground

We camped at Jedediah Smith State Park on a road trip with the VW bus to the Bay Area. School was not yet out so there were very few people in the park which was great although... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This state park is very populair among americans. Due to the head everyone was looking for a place to cool off and play/swimm in the river. Picknick places are provided aswell are restroom. Try to avoid the crow when hot or during holidayas, its going to be difficult to find a parking spot

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Poulsbo, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We camped at Jedediah Smith State Park on a road trip with the VW bus to the Bay Area. School was not yet out so there were very few people in the park which was great although the park is so beautiful and tranquil it is worth a visit under all circumstances. We had our bikes with us and spent... More 

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful place to unwind. The campground also has access to a picnic area and the lovely Smith River. Great for a swim. $8 for a parking pass.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was one of the best places I've ever camped. Spent 2 nights, camped in a 32 ft RV. We had to switch spots each night because reservations were hard to get. Bathrooms were impeccable and so was the park. Rangers super friendly and helpful. One of the best experiences was walking, hiking and playing out by the river. Good... More 

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Walker road trail. Short but perfect. 0.9 miles, no incline, wide enough for a wheel chair. Bathroom at beginning of trail. Great for kids or families. Hardly anyone else around. Trees are magnificent and life changing. Park at trailhead or along the road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We drove through this park from southern Oregon headed to the Northern California coast. We stopped at the very small visitor station and received good advice about what to do. Stout Memorial grove was our first stop and it was beautiful and quiet even with all the visitors. We then walked to the Smith River and were able to cross... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took what the internet claimed was a one-way dirt road in. Turns out it was actually a very narrow two-way dirt road, but there were enough pull-outs that drivers can navigate through without much stress. It's a beautiful, quiet drive and there are abundant trailheads along the way.

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Fort Worth, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have always wanted to see the Redwoods in a proper way (a one hour tour of Muir Woods in constant rain did not count for me). This park does not disappoint. The big trees are everywhere. Of course Stout Grove is a key attraction, but the redwoods are also roadside and in the campground. The campground books well in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Short hikes were great but you can really see trees on the drive. We were really surprised by the lack of crowds and as soon as you were away from parking areas there was complete silence.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If one is driving up the California or Oregon coast then it is a must to stop and hike at a few old growth stands. Stop at any of them.

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Address: Crescent City, CA
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