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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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Address: 17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9587
Phone Number: 707-869-2015

A nature reserve that boasts soaring redwood trees.

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Beautiful, mellow walk through the old redwoods

It is free to park and walk into the woods. The trail is clearly marked, an easy stroll. There are restrooms in the center. This is truly a treasure not to be missed!

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Anaundda E
San Luis Obispo, California

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is free to park and walk into the woods. The trail is clearly marked, an easy stroll. There are restrooms in the center. This is truly a treasure not to be missed!

Thank Anaundda E
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to see the redwoods. Great visitor center. We took the 1.5 mile walk. Used the map and saw the trees and how they grow and lived. Quiet place free parking in lot outside park. If necessary you can drive in the park but not necessary. Interesting day.

Thank Colby R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful trails, both bright woods, and some that are damp woods. Careful with which trails you pick because some of them require you to be in better shape. Also, bring snacks because some of the trails are longer than expected. Beautiful woods though and very interesting historical placards.

Thank Mary G
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I were thrilled but worried about being able to see the redwoods. We found there was no need to worry at all, Armstrong offers trails for any ability level. We chose the 1.7 hike on the Pioneer Nature Trail and picnic area, we were able to see the oldest tree, the tallest tree and the Icicle tree.... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have visited several stands of redwoods and this was the nicest by far. It has several walking paths and some hiking options. There is a wonderful forest theater of rows of seats near a stone pavilion. A man was playing the trumpet and the sound was lovely. Be grateful to the folks who preserved this spot.

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Montgomery, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went for an easy morning walk among the redwoods. Exceptional serenity. Even after several days of rain, the trail was Easy to walk, no mud puddles. Love it.

Thank kay d
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want a quiet uncrowded visit to the Redwoods, this is the place to go. We went midweek and there was hardly anyone else on the trails. A nice change of pace to other Tourist areas. Meanwhile the setting is absolutely picturesque and amazing. The Guide at the visitors centre was so thoughtful and helpful. Definitely a highlight of... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To see the height of these trees makes you feel so humble. A beautiful sight and so lovely seeing young children playing games to name different areas of the Reserve. Many different walks are available and not too strenuous. It was a privilege to walk through this lovely park and just admire what nature has given us. Thank You!

Thank Christy_Luv2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late afternoon on a sunny day and the forest and the trees are just amazing. Their are great trails for hiking, fairly nice bathrooms and lot of gorgeous places to sit down and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the forest. We had a picnic dinner there and really enjoyed the whole experience. The exhibit at the entrance... More 

Thank Cari M
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While traveling from Point Reyes heading back inland from coast we took the small side trip to this lovely area of giant redwoods. Although a very popular spot with limited trails you can quickly get a bit into the forest and enjoy the silence and majesty of these wonderful trees. This is well worth a short stop and longer if... More 

Thank Judi F

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