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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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Address: 17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446
Phone Number: 707-869-2015
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A nature reserve that boasts soaring redwood trees.

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this is a nice place to visit. although smaller than Muir Woods, I like this place better. the crowds are more manageable and the trees are amazing.

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Goreville, Illinois
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

this is a nice place to visit. although smaller than Muir Woods, I like this place better. the crowds are more manageable and the trees are amazing.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrive early in the day to have a peaceful walk among the redwoods and to be assured of a parking spot. I am so glad we got to see these impressive, old growth redwood trees. The trails through the trees are easy and well-maintained although there are challenging trails in other parts of the reserve and in the adjoining recreation... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a really enjoyable (10 mile) walk from the car park up to bullfrog pond, then back down through the amazing redwoods. in hadn't expected there to be so many!! the hike was tougher (steeper) that I expected - and do be aware there really are mountain lions in the back country.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spending time with my old friends, the redwoods, is my kind of therapy. You can stroll among them along the canyon floor or take a good hike through woods and meadows along the East Ridge and Pool Ridge trails. A good workout!

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You simply have to visit the Redwood State Reserve. See and listen. It is so beautiful. One realizes how ephemeral we are. Easy walking tails, and more advanced walking routes. Picnic areas.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you're looking for a flat walk to go on with the little ones (including those in a carriage) or a challenging hike, you'll find it at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. There are picnic tables and barbecues so bring food. And bathrooms, of course. The easy path can get a little busy but that doesn't take away from it's pleasures... More 

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Westbrook, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk in the forest and enjoyed being amongst the tall trees. Had no issues with bugs when I visited, and it's a great informative place to bring children. Just to note I visited at the end of June and for people not used to that area of California climate the the canopy from the trees it may... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place. Biked here for 2 miles from the centre of Guernville then followed a 2.2 mile trail up an incline of 400 feet. Just as we thought we had reached the top it dropped then went up again! When it did flatten out on the pioneer trail we got to admire the Redwoods. Lots of shade but... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This redwood state reserve is a very nice park to visit for a relaxing afternoon. While not very big the park offers various hiking trails for all ages. Great for a group outing with children and having a picnic in the park.

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Eureka, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend you arrive early in the day as parking can be a challenge. We parked at the visitors center and took a beautiful 5 mile hike from the parking lot. The trails are well maintained and our trail was completely protected from the sun by the dense foliage. (There are many trails of varying degrees) Back down below in the... More 

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