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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831/335-4598
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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Close to Santa Cruz and worth the drive

We had planned to drive along the Cliff drives, but a marathon closed the road. We detoured to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and had a great time meandering through the paths... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
wivoyager
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had planned to drive along the Cliff drives, but a marathon closed the road. We detoured to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and had a great time meandering through the paths. The main trail is exceptionally well marked, yet offers a kaleidoscope of views of the trees and several benches along the way. It was so peaceful. Families with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great time Camping and hiking here. So many trails and beautiful nature to be seen. Stood inside a Redwood, looked out over the mountains and enjoyed some adventure!

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LA, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very comfortable round trip route, in a wood with about 20 matue redwood trees, Some of them are reachable, others are behide a fence. in one of them you can actually enter into the tree stem. The route suites also Strollers

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Thank 88Lio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove all the way from Santa Cruz and couldn't be more happier when we parked.The sight viewing is amazing, 1hour to do the loop.You can spend all day and get lost in time there.So peaceful, lots of oaks and a beautiful lake Had a great time.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Self-guided walking path through redwood trees. While it is a mile long, it is easy for wheelchairs and children. You can take your time taking pictures and talking with the volunteer rangers.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth the stop. Short hike to amazing redwood grove of massive trees. Even had some pokemon stops for the kids. Store was cool and well prices, plenty of parking.

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American Fork, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend going first thing in the morning. We got there at 8 am and there wasn't another soul on the trail with us for most of the walk. The loop took us about an hour and a half but we stopped and took a lot of pictures. So peaceful in there without anyone around and you really got to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 8 and stayed 3 nights at sites 64 & 65. Site 65 is the bigger of the two. Bathrooms and showers were clean. Walked to Roaring Camp Railroad from the campground in a little over an hour with an 8 year old. Be warned it is uphill on the way back. Spent one day at... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are long-time lovers of this lovely state park nestled into the redwoods near Santa Cruz. After moving to the Midwest, it was a must-see during a visit to the Monterey Peninsula. These sacred redwood groves are a photographer's dream. Easy hiking trails, varied terrain, Douglas firs and, of course, majestic redwoods. After walking just a few feet on the... More 

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so cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were amazed by how tall and beautiful these redwood trees are. I felt like I am in a mysterious fairy forest :) We were here early and it was so beautiful how the sunshine peeked into the trees. Was a perfect place to stroll and beat the summer heat.

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