One of the United States’ most iconic national parks, Redwood National Park is home to vast groves of giant ancient redwood trees. The park also protects prairies, woodlands, grasslands, and stretches of beach, which make this an incredibly unique and versatile natural getaway. Be sure to explore Redwood National Park’s main points of interest during your visit!
A stunning canyon with ferns dramatically enveloping its walls, Fern Canyon is so scenic it was used as a filming location for one of the Jurassic Park films. Enjoy this one-mile loop around the canyon which will take you past hidden waterfalls and lovely lush scenery.
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Lady Bird Johnson Grove is a gorgeous grove of redwood trees which honors the former first lady, “Lady Bird” Jonson, who was an environmental activist. Enjoy the 1.5-mile scenic loop while you admire the ancient redwoods along your way.
Klamath River Overlook
This breathtaking overlook offers views of the Klamath River where it runs into the sparkling Pacific Ocean. A wonderful place for wildlife viewing, at Klamath River Overlook you may have the opportunity to see whales or sea lions!
Big Tree Wayside
As its name suggests, Big Tree Wayside is home to an enormous tree! Thought to be about 1,500 years old and standing at 300 feet tall, this spectacular tree is certainly worth a visit. The walk to Big Tree Wayside is quick and easy, making for a nice short stop along your way.
The 1-mile round trip hike to Trillium Falls offers plenty of wildlife viewing opportunities, and you’re likely to catch a glimpse of elk along your way. The trail leads to Trillium Falls, a beautiful 10-foot waterfall in the heart of the forest.
Tall Trees Grove
Tall Trees Grove is home to several of the tallest trees in the world. This 4-mile round trip hike is moderate, so be prepared with sturdy hiking shoes and plenty of water. A permit is also required to hike this trail so be sure to look into the requirements ahead of time!