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Avenue of the Giants, California

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#7 of 38 in Scenic Drive in California
Drive right through a coast redwood, one of the world's tallest trees, at Avenue of the Giants. This 50 km (31 mi) scenic drive wends its way through the towering redwoods of Humboldt Redwoods State Park, home to the biggest group of virgin redwoods in the United States. Follow the avenue through the dark and looming forest alongside the Eel River, and catch glimpses of ferns and douglas fir. Stop at the visitor center for information and exhibits about the wildlife along the avenue and see the drive-thru tree. The avenue provides access to numerous hiking trails. Use our Myers Flat tourist route planner to add Avenue of the Giants and other attractions to your Myers Flat vacation plans.
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  • August 13, 2017
    This road trip takes you into areas ancient and present. Do not just drive the 31 miles; get out and walk around. My wife and I took several hikes in the area and the noise from passing cars go away a...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    In 1980 on our honeymoon, we travelled through the Avenue of the Giants. I recommend it because it was wonderful, created an everlasting memory and you never know if it will be the last time the trees...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This 31-mile drive through the gigantic Coastal Redwoods is one of the most awe-inspiring drives you will ever make! Speed limits are very low (35-45 mph) for most of the 31 miles and there are many t...  more »
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  • June 28, 2017
    We hit that place upon a bicycle tour 2005. The avenue is like a big cathedral. A very silent place. So nice to see the giant redwood trees.
  • February 21, 2017
    Gorgeous redwoods, it's very humbling to stand beside a tree that was alive since Christ walked the earth and lives on still.
  • January 24, 2017
    So many huge wonders out here. You'll be blown away by how small you arei n comparison to these trees.
  • February 10, 2017
    A path in the middle of the most beautiful and large Redwood trees in the world: California!
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