All Old-Growth Redwood Hikes

and selected second-growth hikes


California
Key to table colors
 Old growth redwoods 
 Other redwoods 
No redwoods
Overall Rating Distance, miles Climbing, feet Trail name
Oregon
★★ Siskiyou National Forest
★★★ 1.1 290 Redwood Nature Trail
1.7 280 Oregon Redwoods Trail
Redwood National and State Parks
★★★★★ Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
★★★★★ 5.3 750 Boy Scout Tree Trail
★★★★★ 1.7 200 Grove of Titans
★★★★★ 0.6 40 Stout Grove
★★★★ 4.8 300 Mill Creek Trail
★★★ 2.6 110 Nickerson Ranch Trail
★★★ 4.3 360 Hatton Trail
★★★ 0.9 20 Simpson-Reed Trail
★★★ 2.1 330 Leiffer and Ellsworth Loops
0.6 20 Adams Grove
★★ 4.4 420 Hiouchi Trail
9.8 1600 Little Bald Hills Trail
1.5 470 Wellman Loop Trail
★★★ Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
★★★ 4.0 1170 Damnation Creek Trail
★★ 12.6 2370 Coastal Trail, DeMartin Section
★★ 13.0 2810 Coastal Trail, Last Chance Section
15.8 2000 Crossover Road (Mill Creek Watershed)
7.0 1260 Hobbs Wall and Saddler Skyline
3.1 70 Picnic Road (Mill Creek Watershed)
★★★★★ Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
★★★★★ 12.1 1350 Miners’ Ridge and James Irvine
★★★★ 5.8 760 West Ridge and Prairie Creek
★★★★ 3.5 540 Brown Creek loop
★★★★ 0.8 130 Moorman–Pond Trail
★★★ 8.7 1050 Rhododendron and Foothill
★★★ 8.0 960 Friendship Ridge Trail
★★★ 7.7 1433 West Ridge and Rhododendron North
★★★ 3.6 720 Cal Barrel Road
★★★ 3.5 710 Ten Taypo Trail
★★★ 3.2 190 Big Tree loop
★★ 6.4 1400 CREA Trail
★★ 1.0 110 Nature Trail
★★ 0.6 40 Ah Pah Trail
★★ 2.2 580 Carruthers Cove
★★ 3.6 730 Ossagon Trail
2.8 210 Elk Prairie Trail
0.4 90 Little Creek Trail
★★★ Redwood National Park
★★★ 9.5 1520 Coastal Trail, Flint Ridge Section
★★★ 7.2 1270 Berry Glen Trail
★★★ 5.5 700 Emerald Ridge and Tall Trees
★★★ 3.9 690 Tall Trees Grove
★★★ 2.8 440 Trillium Falls Trail
★★★ 1.4 100 Lady Bird Johnson Grove Nature Trail
★★★ 10.4 2490 Dolason Prairie Trail
★★ 15.4 500 Redwood Creek Trail
★★ 14.1 2600 McArthur Creek Loop
★★ 7.8 1390 Coastal Trail, Klamath Section
★★ 7.6 1050 Coastal Trail, Skunk Cabbage Section
★★ 1.5 200 Enderts Beach
22.0 3100 Lost Man Creek Trail
10.4 1970 Mill Creek Horse Trail
6.0 590 Coastal Trail, Tey-wo-lew section
4.5 750 Lyons Ranch Trail
1.2 100 Yurok Loop
Humboldt Redwoods and Vicinity
Headwaters Forest Reserve
★★ 2.8 530 Salmon Pass Trail
10.7 1460 Elk River Trail
★★★ Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park and Van Duzen County Park
★★★★ 0.7 10 Cheatham Grove
★★★★ Humboldt Redwoods State Park
★★★★ 2.4 110 Homestead and Big Trees Loop
★★★★ 1.8 70 Children’s Forest Trail
★★★★ 0.6 10 Big Trees Area
★★★★ 0.7 20 Rockefeller Loop
★★★★ 0.3 10 Grieg-French-Bell Grove
★★★ 10.0 300 Bull Creek Flats
★★★ 3.0 280 High Rock Trail
★★★ 2.4 30 Drury-Chaney Loop
★★★ 1.3 20 Founders’ Grove
★★★ 0.7 30 Stephens Grove Loop Trail
★★★ 0.0 0 Bolling Grove
★★ 10.5 2870 Peavine Ridge spur
★★ 3.4 450 River Trail
★★ 2.3 790 Allens Trail
★★ 1.3 100 Nelson Grove
★★ 0.9 0 California Federation of Women’s Clubs Grove
★★ 0.7 10 Gould Grove Nature Loop Trail
★★ 0.4 20 F.K. Lane Trail
★★ 0.4 40 Kent-Mather Loop Trail
13.4 2610 Look Prairie and Peavine Ridge
3.8 420 Garden Club of America Grove
3.0 750 Dry Creek Horse Trail
0.4 70 Chandler Grove
16.2 3200 Grasshopper Summit and Johnson Camp
16.9 3650 Grieg Road and Grasshopper Summit
15.5 3170 Grasshopper Trail
2.5 580 Addie Johnson Trail
★★ John B. Dewitt Redwoods State Natural Reserve
★★ 0.3 50 Whittemore Grove
0.6 20 Holbrook Grove
Benbow State Recreation Area
5.5 640 Thrap Mill and Pioneer Trails
★★★ Richardson Grove State Park
★★ 2.4 340 Lookout Point Trail
★★★ Sinkyone Wilderness State Park
★★★ 18.4 5290 Lost Coast Trail
8.9 1850 Wheeler Trail
0.5 250 Shady Dell
Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve
      Park has no trails
Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
1.7 130 Taber Nature Trail
★★ Drive-Thru Tree
      No trails
Overall Rating Distance, miles Climbing, feet Trail name
Mendocino and Sonoma Counties
★★★★★ Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve
★★★★★ 1.6 220 Montgomery Grove Trail
★★★★ Hendy Woods State Park
★★★★ 1.4 20 Big Hendy
2.7 270 Hermit Huts and Little Hendy
★★★ Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
★★ 1.3 50 Colonel Armstrong Tree loop
Grove of Old Trees
0.6 50 Grove of Old Trees
Mailliard Redwoods State Natural Reserve
      Park has no trails
Admiral William Standley State Natural Reserve
      Park has no trails
Navarro River Redwoods State Park
      Park has no trails
San Francisco Bay Area
★★ Samuel P. Taylor State Park
2.7 190 Pioneer Tree Trail
★★ 10.6 1200 Bolinas Ridge
★★ 5.8 1340 Barnabe Peak
Roy’s Redwoods Open Space Preserve
3.0 400 Roy’s Redwoods Loop Trail
★★ Muir Woods National Monument and Mount Tamalpais State Park
★★★ 8.5 2080 Willow Camp and Steep Ravine
★★★ 4.7 930 Sun Trail
★★★ 3.9 890 Dipsea and Steep Ravine
★★ 5.2 1100 Ben Johnson Trail
★★ 2.0 120 Bohemian Grove Trail
★★ 1.4 410 Colier Spring
★★★ 0.6 30 Dad O’Roarke’s Bench
★★ Redwood Regional Park
6.0 1130 French Trail Loop
Joaquin Miller Park
4.4 960 Palos Colorados and Big Trees
★★ Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve
★★★ 9.1 1600 Purisima Creek and Whittemore Gulch
Huddart County Park
10.5 1860 Huddart – Phleger Loop
California Water Service Company land
11.1 1030 Skyline Trail
El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
9.9 2500 Lower Park Loop
★★ Portola Redwoods State Park and Pescadero Creek County Park
★★ 0.5 80 Heritage Grove
★★ 11.5 1820 Peters Creek loop
★★ 5.8 1100 Coyote Ridge and Shingle Mill
★★ 3.8 880 Mount Ellen Loop
13.1 2434 Butano Ridge
10.6 1270 Tarwater - Pomponio - Brook - Canyon
6.0 990 Heritage Grove Trail
★★ Butano State Park
★★ 11.7 1700 Canyon Rim Route
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
0.6 10 Redwood Loop Nature Trail
2.7 500 Dool Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
★★ 0.8 20 Redwood Grove Loop Trail
★★★ 6.6 1360 Four Crossings
7.0 1480 Truck Trail and Fall Creek
8.2 1760 Big Ben and Fall Creek
Wilder Ranch State Park
10.2 1400 Engelsman and Enchanted Loops
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and Soquel Demonstration State Forest
1.4 350 Old Growth Loop
11.9 1370 Five Finger Falls
9.5 1270 Soquel Demonstration State Forest
Big Sur
★★ Garrapata State Park
2.8 530 Soberanes Canyon
Molera State Park
★★ 7.5 1300 Ridge, Panorama, and Bluffs loop
★★ 3.2 1390 East Molera Trail
4.1 140 River Trail
★★★ Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
★★ 2.2 560 Pfeiffer Falls and Valley View Trails
★★ 9.4 3050 Mount Manuel Trail
★★★ Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
★★★★ 5.1 1450 Ewoldsen Trail
★★★ 6.3 1980 Tan Bark Trail
★★ Limekiln State Park
★★ 2.1 480 Limekiln, Limekiln Falls, and Hare Creek Trails
★★★ Los Padres National Forest
★★★★ 10.8 2360 Kirk Creek Trail

Pfeiffer Falls Trail, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

 


 

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