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Montgomery Woods State Reserve

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Photo by Jon Klein

Frequently Asked Questions:

Question: Where is the Montgomery Woods State Reserve?

Answer: Roughly thirteen miles north of Ukiah California. The drive takes about forty-five minutes due to poor road conditions.

Question: Are there any tourist related services at the reserve?

Answer: No, there are no campsites, gas stations, hotels, ranger stations, or snack bars.

Facts and Figures about the Reserve:

  • The scientific name for a Redwood tree is "Sequoia Sempervirens."
  • The reserve is just one of 31 managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation.

  • With the help of the Save the Redwoods League the park has grown from just nine acres in 1945 to over 1142 acres.

  • It was reported in 1999 that the reserve contained the largest tree on Earth.

Trail Map:
Montgomery Woods State Reserve Trail Map

Virtual Redwoods:
360 degree panorama image of a fallen Redwood ( Quicktime add in required )


What other people think of the reserve:
A review of the reserve that covers what to expect and how to get there.

Note:
The shallow root system of a Redwood can be easily damaged by foot traffic so please stay on the trail.


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Mendocino oak largest in country
KESQ - Palm Desert,CA,USA
COVELO, Calif. After 500 years or more, an oak tree in Mendocino County has grown into the largest specimen of its kind in the United States. ...

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