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Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

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Address: Crescent City, CA
Phone Number: 7074657335
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Part of the Redwoods National and State Parks system, this state park was...

Part of the Redwoods National and State Parks system, this state park was established in 1929.

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As one of the furthest north redwood groves, this is a must see. Most can make the short 0.5 mile loop. Kids can climb on logs and walk inside some trees. The drive there is a bit... read more

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As one of the furthest north redwood groves, this is a must see. Most can make the short 0.5 mile loop. Kids can climb on logs and walk inside some trees. The drive there is a bit precarious as there is bridge construction and the last bit is a dusty one lane gravel road with pullouts. Be sure to use... More 

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Kennewick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped at the Crescent City visitor center and got so much helpful information. He gave directions and suggestions for how much time you want to spend in the park. Depending on your allowable time don't miss Strout Grove and the Boy Scout Tree trail.

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Eatonville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As we hiked through the forest, we kept marveling at each tree that seemed larger than the last. It is definitely a moderate hike as there are plenty of hills. Don't miss the Boy Scout tree that is off a trail that juts at a sharp angle back to your right as you near the end. We only caught it... More 

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Arlington, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Doesn't get any better than this. Old growth trees on Howland Hill Rd are mind-blowing giants. Do the Boy Scout Trail (6 miles round trip over gnarly exposed roots) if you can. You will be amazed at the silence deep in the woods. Go early to have the whole forest to yourself.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was just in awe at the sights of these trees. Really can't fathom the height of these trees until you see them. Everyone needs to walk though and appreciate them.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very clean, quiet, modern rooms right on scenic Highway 95 in Hanksville, UT, with Breakfast included. If you have visited Monument Valley, be sure to travel Highway 261 to 95, but fill up on gas first because Hite, UT has the only gas station between Mexican Hat and Hanksville. The rock formation views are magnificent, and continue onto Highway 24.... More 

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Holladay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were able to get our 33' rv in and out no problem. We're 52' with tt&tv. The campground is a real beauty definitely worth the stop. The trickiest part is the dumpstation you need to plan your approach and make sure the the traffic is clear coming in through the Rangers shack. Also when approaching site #50 go in... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just go there. I can't do it justice. The only frustration is that some of the trails that are marked on the map don't actually have trailheads or markings, so travel with caution.

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Thank A W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fantastic park and we were not disappointed! The trees here are amazing and the peacefulness is wonderful. WE came from the east coast to visit and it was well worth it!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you've never been there, I recommend stopping at a ranger station and having them give pointers. I had explored online and knew what I wanted to do but the ranger was able to show me a different driving route to get to The Boy Scout Tree trail that saved me a lot of time. The maps the parkj service... More 

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