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Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Weott

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Humboldt Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, United States, containing Rockefeller Forest, the world's largest remaining contiguous old-growth forest of coast redwoods. It is located 30mi south of Eureka, California, near Weott in southern Humboldt County, within Northern California, named after the great nineteenth-century scientist, Alexander von Humboldt. The park was established by the Save-the-Redwoods League in 1921 largely from lands purchased from the Pacific Lumber Company. Beginning with the dedication of the Raynal Bolling Memorial Grove, it has grown to become the third-largest park in the California State Park system, now containing 51651acre through acquisitions and gifts to the state.It is part of the Northern California coastal forests ecoregion and has 23600acre of old-growth forests. 17000acre are old-growth redwoods, comprising the entire Bull Creek watershed and the Rockefeller Forest.Nearby U.S. Route 101, which generally follows the Eel River and its South Fork in this part of the North Coast, offers easy access to the park and nearby towns with connections to the scenic highway, Avenue of the Giants, also mostly located within or near park boundaries.
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  • When people talk about going to the Redwoods, This is really the primary place they think of. The Redwoods National Park is to the north of here (on the other side of Eureka), but the most impressive ...  more »
  • Worth a stop for us as we were ending our Oregon Coast drive. Drove the Avenue of the Giants highway which is one of the most pretty drives in California. Hiked the Founders Grove in the early morning...  more »
  • We had already paid for a campsite at The Giant Redwood RV Park up the road. But after driving through this one, we quickly gathered our camp and reset up here. It was worth losing $35 for. This camp ...  more »