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Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So nice to get off the freeway and experience these magnificent trees. We loved passing through the areas where the road was darkened by the foliage overhead. There are many pullouts to stop and walk among the trees. Also a very nice visitor’s center which...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove this on our own. We arrived early before the crowds. Wow!! We made many stops at small pull-offs. We were able to walk around the woods to experience the beauty of these massive trees. We also did the small walking loop at Founder’s...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank TerriC64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Route 101 runs north/south through the northern California coastline and national forest areas. Between Stafford and Phillipsville, another road diverges into SR254, which runs sort of parallel to 101. This road winds around among the giant redwoods for 31 miles with plenty of turnouts to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Biff_Simp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you enter from either the north or the south, your first stop should be at the Auto Tour Info kiosk to pick up a map and description of this incredible place. Plan a leisurely drive along the 32-mile stretch of some of the most...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I drove the Avenue of the Giants from the North Entrance near Scotia to the south entrance. It’s an awesome experience to drive through these forests. You spy the Giant trees everywhere and there are lots of possibilities to pull out and take hikes right...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow wow wow wow!!! It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before!! You get to walk in trees, drive through them and see the worlds hugest trees!! There’s plenty of areas to pull off and admire the true essence of nature at its finest.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank PlaytimewithMiss_T_e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on a road trip down from Seattle to LA and decided to take the scenic route- here and there- splitting time between the coast and more inland areas. I decided to take the turn off at the Avenue of the Giants, when I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I see roadsigns that instruct and require the “slow” motorist to use the turnouts and right lanes, this makes me wonder why the legal driving habits of motorists who consciously choose to obey the law are marginalized, and those motorists who choose to aggressively...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

This is truely something to see these trees are huge. Its hard to imagine trees so big you can stand in and you look like an ant or something. Trees that you can drive thru. This route takes you to the Redwoods then to the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Angela B
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Rode my Harley Davidson along this 32 miles of beautiful Forrest. Great roads, winding through different stands of Forrest’s. Many trees are 5-6 feet diameter or bigger. Parallels route 101 in Northern California near the coast

Date of experience: May 2019
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August 20, 2018|
Response from Col20 | Reviewed this property |
I have no clue, we did not do any hiking. But we saw plenty of places indicating Trail Walks. There are 2 small, unmanned Visitors Centres along the way that offer a range of brochures that might be helpful to you.
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any bike rentals anywhere along the route. Maybe just go a cheap one at Walmart and give it to a local kid when you're done with it.