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All reviews beautiful drive scenic route visitor center elk prairie south end parallel road many options speed limit drury parkway worth the detour pull over interpretive trail hiking trails beautiful area take pictures amazing trees take your time
We enjoyed exploring the Newton B Drury Parkway. We were now in the Redwoods.
It is fun to drive in the Redwoods. We were surrounded by red trees.
We stopped a lot to take pictures.
Those trees are huge!
To best enjoy the Redwoods, get off Hwy 101. You’ll find some wonderful pull outs and hiking trails. Stop at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center for a map and the opportunity to discuss with a ranger your many options to better explore redwood country. This...More
We drove through this the first day in the area. We came back two days later and walked the Prairie Creek Trail and then crossed over to the Big Tree and headed south back to the Visitors Center by way of Cathedral Trail. These were...More
We tried looking for elk at Elk Prairie, but to no avail. Then we tried Elk Meadows and saw one, then a pair and followed them to a bridge at the end of a closed drive. There was a herd! And we found a stately...More
I visit this park regularly. There are clean bathrooms (almost all the time). Easy paths that can even be used by those who are wheelchair bound. Or more difficult paths for the avid hiker. The path around the meadow is low to mid moderate hike...More
The park ranger told us to skip the new section of Hwy 101 in favor of the Newton B. Drury Parkway. We had planned to drive both sections thinking there would be redwood trees on both. She told us that all of the redwoods are...More
A very easy parallel drive to Highway 101 that goes for about 12 miles. Beautiful forested drive with many pull outs. Bathrooms at the visitor center at the south end. The 45 mile per hour speed limit will only lose you about 10 minutes or...More
I usually recommend Fern Canyon where Jurassic park was filmed. The dirt road there is 5-10 miles plus you cross some very small streams. You can walk right up the canyon on logs and stuff that have been strategically placed.