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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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Amazing redwood tree walking loop

Next time you're in the SF Bay area stop by Felton CA and enter the park off Hwy 9. There is a 1-mile loop that is a must-see!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not too far from silicon valley and nice hikes. Better than going all the way to Muir Woods. Similar Redwood trees. A good hike is to top of the observatory deck that gives 360 degree views with just a short 0.5 mile easy hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Next time you're in the SF Bay area stop by Felton CA and enter the park off Hwy 9. There is a 1-mile loop that is a must-see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find close to Santa Cruz,20 min ride. Very good trail and you walk through a redwood forest. Amazing how big these trees can get.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first state park we hot on the trip and it was great to see the giant trees. The walkway is very well designed and I loved it as my adult kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

If you are near Santa Cruz go visit these wonderful trees and their forest.So peaceful, feels like time stood still. Something for all the family including an education centre and railway too.Some are more than a thousand years old.

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite outings is a trip to this State Park. The walk through the meadow, crossing the bridge over the river, taking the docent assisted tour of the giant redwoods and stopping by the nature center and gift shop are all wonderful fun. For the go getters there is a very steep hike that takes you to a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We explored only a small part of this park, and it was beautiful. A wide variety of trails at various levels, and there are adequate washrooms and parking options. For people with mobility issues, there is also a short loop trail that is accessible. It is wide and flat, well maintained and close to the parking lot. The staff were... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This park has everything! Redwood easy trails for everyone! Meadows, Long hikes and running trails, river walks and deep quiet. Any season this wonderful park is perfect for your 'nature fix'. right in between Santa Cruz and Felton it's just a short drive -15 min- to awesome nature renewal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We found on this trip that there are many redwood parks throughout the coast of California. This was the 2nd redwood state park we had been to. (First was Big Trees). This park also has a lovely walking path throughout it with a brochure that tells you about the trees. It's quite amazing, you're driving in Santa Cruz and busy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were here on Christmas day and the park was quiet and peaceful. The ranger station was nice and the range on duty was so informative! The walk was an easy pace as we just walked through the main area. You can hike further but we did not have the time to do so. The trees were humongous and stunning... More 

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