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Hendy Woods State Park

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Address: 18599 Philo Greenwood Rd, Boonville, CA 95466-9406
Phone Number: 707-937-5804

A great place to hike and camp among the Redwoods.

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Nice redwood grove

The park is a few miles north of Philo and is a pleasant stop. There are a series of trails, all easy to moderate, that wander through a very pleasant redwood grove. In addition... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Art H
Weaverville, North Carolina
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Weaverville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The park is a few miles north of Philo and is a pleasant stop. There are a series of trails, all easy to moderate, that wander through a very pleasant redwood grove. In addition one of the trails leads down to the river and another traverses a large meadow. We were there on a weekday morning and had the park... More 

Thank Art H
Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the few places you can walk through old growth redwoods. Even with the added dust due to our drought, this is a stunning place. You can easily understand why Mr. Hendy wanted to preserve this eco system. The Big Hendy Grove contains lots of fallen trees which is how this forest maintains its health. As a... More 

Thank Betsy99
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small redwood forest, Easy to walk very scenic, and a nice place to escape a hot day. Bike, walk or ride a horse

Thank Aaron337
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hendy is off the beaten path, and incredibly beautiful with few people. We had it just about to ourselves mid-week in August. Note that the Navarro River was not even flowing, and based on what I have read I wouldn't swim in it unless flow is high. That said, this is a place worth seeing, and remember to take only... More 

Thank David L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Walk a few yard out of the remote parking lot in Hendy Woods, and you enter a sacred place that is silent and haunting. The canopy is dark, the forest floor is "clean", and you are surrounded by old growth redwood giants. California has a few of these places, but this one is special because it is in an area... More 

Thank SteveandMolly
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Boonville is a truly special place - almost perfect in size (small) and character (enormous). This park is beautiful and the Redwoods majestic. I strongly encourage you to visit and to call up the song "Redwood Tree" by Van Morrison - may make the entire experience even more fruitful.

Thank travelingmannyc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

A nice break from vineyard tours, you can stroll among the redwoods on easy trails. Parking starts to fill up late morning. Trail maps and markets are not that precise, and it is easy to end up a bit lost. Do not worry: is is a small park and you're never too deep in the woods.

Thank Film G
Emeryville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We camped in July with a last minute Thursday - Friday opening in Azelea. First time at Hendy. We were mostly impressed by the size of the sites. The driveways to all the sites hold three cars (don't know if you are allowed that many) and room for several tents. You could not even see our tent from the road.... More 

Thank Vicki S
Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

staff on site is amzing - very friendly and helpful. Campround is spotless and in one of the most beautiful redwod forests imaginable!

Thank HJMcd
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Hendy Woods is a smaller, less traveled grove of huge coastal redwoods. There were only 4 cars in the parking area and the redwoods are just a few feet from the trailhead. We hiked the entire trail and were in awe of these massive trees. It's a peaceful place and best of all, no crowds!

Thank uragem2016

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