coast redwoods

A person in a rain jacket walking a dog in the wet redwood forest

Delights of the rainy season in the redwoods

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Recent showers have kicked off the rainy season in the coast redwood range, bringing fresh, earthy scents, the patter of drops on fronds and leaves, and the enchanting sights of waterfalls, newts, and fungi. It’s a great time to enjoy …

A path runs from the foreground to the background through a redwood grove

4 peaceful redwood groves in San Francisco

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San Francisco lies within the coast redwood range, home to more than 100 redwood parks. In some of these parks live Earth’s tallest and among the oldest trees. If you’re visiting San Francisco and you don’t have time to travel to a redwood park, Golden Gate Park offers shady, peaceful groves. Although the following groves were planted and don’t contain the ancient giants of some redwood parks, these places are a great alternative to experience the look and feel of their wild counterparts outside city limits.

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Bigfoot in the redwoods

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There have been a number of bigfoot sightings in hte redwoods.

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Time to spy a rare bird in the sky

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Next time you visit Redwood National and State Parks, you may see magnificent creatures that have been absent from this area for more than a century: California condors. The Yurok Tribe and Redwood National Park released the first two young …

A hike through Portola Redwoods State Park.

Video: Your redwoods playground

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A day trip to Portola Redwoods State Park highlights just a few of the fun things you can do in the redwoods.

A woman hiking with a cane in a redwood forest.

A hike with Disabled Hikers was an eye-opening experience

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When you hiked, did you notice the number of benches along the way? If you’re not a person who uses mobility aids, chances are your answer is no because you don’t have to think about these characteristics. For those of …

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Save the Redwoods League Secures Unique Opportunity to Protect More than 3,100 Acres of Threatened Coast Redwoods, 5 Miles of Northern California Coastline

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The League has negotiated an agreement to buy the ecologically and culturally significant coastal landscape from timberland owner Soper Company. The nonprofit must raise $36.9 million by December 31 to fund the purchase and secure a total of $43.4 million to support the stewardship of the property as part of the protected mosaic of California’s famed Lost Coast.