Redwood – California

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Date of Visits: August 2011

How we got there: Drove from Lassen Volcanic during a San Francisco to Seattle road trip. 5 hours.

Lodging: Motel Trees

Favorites:

  • Hidden Beach – Short Coastal Trail spur to a secluded beach with starfish-filled tide pools and rocky shoreline.
  • Tall Trees Grove – Get permit from the visitor center for access to this area with some of the tallest trees in the world. 4 miles total with 800 feet of elevation gain.

Tips: Bring a variety of clothing options, the foggy coast can be much cooler than the higher-altitude interior areas.

Next time: Visit Lady Bird Johnson Grove. Backcountry Hiking.

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