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“Striking Montgomery Woods”
Review of The Mendocino Tree

The Mendocino Tree
Ranked #8 of 45 things to do in Ukiah
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Owner description: A coast redwood growing in Montgomery Woods State Reserve near Ukiah, is the tallest known tree in the world. It stands five stories higher than the Statue of Liberty.
Reno, Nevada
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Striking Montgomery Woods”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Well worth the "hairpin turn" drive to visit. Magnificient old growth redwoods and hardly any other visitors. Strongly recommend!!

Visited August 2013
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Caspar, California
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Remote, serene, immense”
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Montgomery Woods is hidden along a narrow, windy back road (Orr Springs) and up a short but steep trail. Therefore, not many visit. The beautiful hanging valley where this tree, thought to be the tallest living thing in the world from 2000 until taller specimens were found in 2006, this tree, and its grove of near equals, is a treasure. My children have been coming here since they were sprouts, and still (in their 40s) talk of the place in awed voices. I feel the same way.

Visited May 2013
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Talmage, California
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Magnificent Giants”
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Felt great while I was in the midst of these ancient redwood giants today. It was so cool, tranquil, and shady. This place is highly recommended for people who appreciate nature or trees. As you go in deeper, the redwood gets bigger. The really huge one is much further in. You could easily spend an hour or more just walking leisurely or taking photographs.

There's a restroom at the parking lot with wheelchair access and inside the redwood grove. But there's no water for washing hands. So be prepared.

There's no entrance fee. There are picnic tables at the entrance and inside.

Visited October 2012
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Seattle, Washington
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“3rd Tallest Tree in the World”
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Between December 1996 and August 2000, the tallest tree in Montgomery Woods, named the Mendocino Tree, was the world's tallest known tree. The tree is over 366 feet tall making it 13 feet shorter than the now tallest tree.

We took Mountain View Rd from the south on Hwy 1 and returned on the Compche-Ukiah road. The grove was amazing and worth the drive.

Visited September 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

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Visited July 2011
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