Redwood National Park Travel Guide
Fodor's Southern California 2014
Plan Your Redwood National Park Vacation
Soaring to more than 300 feet, the coastal redwoods that give this park its name are miracles of efficiency—some have survived hundreds of years (a few live for more than 2,000 years). These massive trees glean nutrients from the rich alluvial flats at their feet and from the moisture and nitrogen trapped in their uneven canopy. Their huge, thick-barked trunks can hold thousands of gallons of water, reservoirs that have helped them withstand centuries of firestorms.
There's only one lodging option—a hostel—within park boundaries. Orick and Klamath, the two towns on U.S. 101 near the park, have basic motels, plus the...read more
If you're an angler, fresh catch of the day is your best bet, since there are no dining facilities in the park itself. The seasonal Steelhead Lodge in Klamath...read more
Things To Do in Redwood National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Giant trees: These mature coastal redwoods are the tallest trees in the world.... Read more
Coast redwoods, the world's tallest trees (a new record holder, topping out at 379 feet, was found within the park in 2006) grow in the moist... Read more
Joseph Brown's Monarchs of the Mist is a brief and readable history of the coast redwood and the parks.... Read more
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After the recent debut of his Grand Cayman-inspired novel The Forever Girl, author Alexander McCall... Read more
When should you go?... Read more
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