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Humboldt Redwoods State Park; Avenue of the Giants!

Three visitors pose on a recently downed mid-sized redwood in Drury-Chaney Grove in the park.

Avenue of the Giants, with towering trees, are heart of Humboldt Redwoods State Park! In past trips through Northern California, we had several times driven the old highway, aptly named Avenue of the Giants, through towering redwoods just three hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge. But until last week we had only stopped briefly, [...]

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Redwood National Park: Huge trees, deep canyons, miles of wilderness and quaint towns…

Grove of Redwoods in the park stretch almost 300' to the sky...!

  Twelve loggers pose on stump of giant Redwood tree in late 1800s (photo from Samoa Cookhouse Museum). Rugged California coast near Redwood National Park offers tidepool treks. Samoa Cookhouse serves sumptuous food in an historic, family-style dining setting Old Scotia Hotel in the well-preserved logging town of Scotia makes this town a must-stop! Roosevelt [...]

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