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Avenue of the Giants

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Address: Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
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+1 707-946-2263

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Spend tons of time here!

Make sure you save a lot of time to explore here. Positively amazing. Was stopped by a local who explained more about the trails. For some reason everyone including the news... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rachael O
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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place! The drive is very easy and beautiful, really worth the time you spend there. Recommend at least a few hours so you can really enjoy the views.

Thank LeoPera
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you save a lot of time to explore here. Positively amazing. Was stopped by a local who explained more about the trails. For some reason everyone including the news expressed concern about the weather; it ended up not raining ha. This was my second time here, the first time we stayed at the cottages directly in the Avenue... More 

Thank Rachael O
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a gorgeous place! The drive, the trees, the sunshine..absolutely recommend to drive out to here. The size is of those Redwoods would blow your mind :))

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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Avenue of the Giants is lke one huge serene park with the towering redwoods everywhere. We could stop along the road in many places and just get out of the car and walk among them. There was one we could actually stand inside and it is still growing!

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Loudonville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to take grandkids reminded grandson of Endor from star wars. My son and daughter in law live near San Francisco and had never been here, enjoyed by all

Thank Dan S
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

This is one of my most favorite places. There is majesty and beauty in these groves of these mighty giants. Words cannot express how amazing it is to walk around under these trees. Pictures can only capture a smidgen of their magnitude. I’ve only visited in winter months and mostly it has rained. I love walking under these trees and... More 

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nw washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This was the purpose of our road trip. You can see incredible trees from your car but it's well worth it to step out into a grove or two or three. There are incredible sights within steps of parking in most places. Take the time to hug some of these beauties. It does give one a feeling of ones place... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We were on a one month driving trip and had the time to do a little more sightseeing. We've been past the turn off for the Avenue of the Giants a number of time but were always in a hurry going someplace else. This year we exited and followed the avenue for quite a few miles. The pace is a... More 

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New England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Get off the highway and take this drive. We went north to south but the drive would be just as nice in either direction. As you enter the area, stop at the turnouts and pick up a "driving tour". The tour is free and provides a lot of information on the forest and what you are seeing. Do be aware... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

30+ miles of driving through spectacular old growth Redwood forests - you can see the giants up close from your car, or get out and hike a bit in any of the major groves. There are plenty of places to stop and take pictures and stretch your legs. There are picnic spots available as well - lots of easy hiking... More 

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