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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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This place was just incredible. We stopped in two places in this park. The second was recommended by a guy who worked at our motel and was absolutely amazing. It was called the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This place was just incredible. We stopped in two places in this park. The second was recommended by a guy who worked at our motel and was absolutely amazing. It was called the Boat Scout trail and had a drive on a dusty road up to it. Then you park and do a 2.8 mile trail that dead ends at... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great Park and a wonderful place to get a close up look at the redwoods. Several great hikes through multiple groves all of which are spectacular in their own unique way. Start early and you'll find yourself alone in the midst of a primeval forest. Incredible. Be on the lookout for Ewoks, you expect to see one at any moment.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Wow!!! What an experience. We drove through Howland Drive and experienced the most amazing sights. Will definitely be back.

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Etna, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Hiking through the park , among the wonderful Redwoods was fantastic and awe-inspiring. Good trails, well marked for newbies. Unfortunately there was no water in the creeks but we know about California's drought and weren't . The Smith River had a lot of water though.

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Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We did enjoy this park but it seemed buggier and had more downed trees that other places we visited in the area. About 30 miles south is Prairie Creek Redwood SP which we all though was better, so it you can only see one, I'd skip this one. Still, it was good, just less spectacular that the other state parks... More 

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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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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

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

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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Address: Crescent City, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Crescent City

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