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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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Address: 17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9587
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A nature reserve that boasts soaring redwood trees.

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Make sure if you are visiting Sonoma County,go to Armstrong woods, Beautiful ! Great hiking, Dogs welcome

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Rockwall, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a couple of hours in the reserve. The Redwoods are awesome. It's not crowded like Muir, that's the reason we chose to go here. Parking is hit or miss but you can park down the road a bit and walk in. We enjoyed our afternoon here. The only down side is the restroom, not clean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Make sure if you are visiting Sonoma County,go to Armstrong woods, Beautiful ! Great hiking, Dogs welcome

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please make sure to visit this reserve. This is awesome. It's only about 20 to 30 minutes north of most vineyards and winery's and it's free if you take the walking tour. Two dollars if you drive. But to see a 1400 year old living tree, 14 feet in diameter is well worth the drive.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

About a 10 min ride from Russian River, this amazing forest, it's just amazing. Beautiful giant trees, and peaceful nature all within minutes from the Russian River. Go and spend a day breathing fresh air and enjoying this amazing giants! They are amazing!

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy hiking & meditating in Armstrong Woods, it is beautiful with steep or level ground trails to accommodate everyone's needs. It is beautiful & the Armstrong Woods Church in the Woods is a beautiful place for a wedding ceremony, I have been planning on having my wedding ceremony in Armstrong Woods.

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Makawao, Hawaii, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our hike in the redwoods. We chose a hike that looked "rigorous" 2.2 miles East Ridge Trail, and I wasn't feeling well so that probably wasn't the best choice, but as we went along, the trail forked twice and we were not sure we were taking the correct way. It was well maintained and beautiful, but quite steep, and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful opportunity to hike for hours close in to the Russian River. Magnificent. Be careful that you don't get lost. It's much larger than you will realize, and it's cold under these big trees, so take jackets.

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Windsor, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to believe I haven't reviewed this place, we have been coming here for the past 10 years. If you enjoy beautiful scenery, majestic redwood trees and peaceful tranquility you will love Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve. If you park in the lot just outside the park and walk in there is no admission. If you want to drive in there... More 

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ludogdoo in san francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just a beautiful walk through amazing old redwoods. quiet, smells incredible, refreshes the soul. picnic areas, although i never saw them.....

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Santa Rosa CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our daughter and son-in-law were married at Highland Dell Lodge in November. The wedding party also went to Armstrong Woods for the "first look" as well as additional photos.

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