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Amazing drive!

This drive is really special. The redwoods are EVERYWHERE, and you are driving around them, up... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2022
Davigeta
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Great fun, great pictures, great memories

Beautiful drive through giant coastal redwood in northern california. If you came to see the big... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2022
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Wow!! The trees on this drive are amazing! There are also plenty of hiking trails off this road. Not hardly anyone else on the road so stopping to take pictures was easy and done every few minutes!! We started at Jedediah Campground so we drove the 50 minute 10 mile drive and at the finish there is a nice little casino, little bit further is Crescent City.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 23, 2017

This drive is THE DRIVE my Daddy took my family on, MANY times throughout my childhood.
I am a native Los Angelino, California and THIS is where we would come on vacation.
You can stop and park anywhere. The sound of silence is amazing.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

Drove this road in mid-September. It was very dry & dusty. Had no problem with our full size rental car. The road was narrow in places, but there is plenty of pull-off spots. Any oncomming traffic was courteous & patient. Either they or us would pull over for passing. I'd be concerned if the weather was very wet. No serious inclines to deal with.
The trees are amazing. Don't miss this drive!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed December 5, 2016

We traveled up the coast of California from San Francisco, and a major objective of ours was to see the biggest of the big Redwoods/Sequoias. We were told that Jedediah Smith State Park (just south of the Oregon border) was beautiful. In fact, it exceeded that description, and we walked through a couple of different groves of Redwoods in this Park. I think it was on a par with, or better than, the Avenue Of the Giants, which was a bit south of Jedediah. I would use every superlative I know, to describe the gigantic, magnificent trees here. Give yourself the better part of a full day here, and we were glad we booked two nights in Crescent City. The road thru the Park (Howland Hill Road) is a narrow gravel road, in most places just one car wide. We stopped again and again on the road, to take pictures; and then when we arrived a the groves, we parked, and walked the loop paths through the groves. Unbelievable. Magnificent. Don't miss it.
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Date of experience: September 2016
7  Thank baldfellow
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Even with the construction, this drive was worth every second! The redwoods are just amazing. We took the short Stout Trail but it looked like any trail would be beautiful! What a way to start our visit to the park!

Date of experience: November 2016
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