Things to Do in Redwood Country

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Beginning about four miles south of the town of Scotia is the 32-mile-long scenic road called Avenue of the Giants (named for the redwoods that flank it... Read More

Watch modern-day carpenters carving gingerbread trim with antique tools. Read More

The park is a miniature Yellowstone (complete with fumaroles and mud pots, as well as a new LEED-certified visitors’ center) created by the... Read More

The Mystery: This stunning snow-capped peak in the Cascade Mountain range, 60 miles south of the Oregon border, has long been considered one of the... Read More

Historian Ray Hillman leads a walking tour through the historic waterfront district that includes such gems as an 1890s opera house. $28 for two people Read More

Don’t miss Fern Canyon, near Gold Bluffs Beach, in the Prairie Creek unit of the parks—it appeared in The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Read More

The iconic redwood with a car-size hole in it. Read More

Take a gondola ride through the forest canopy. adults $14, kids 4–11 $7 Read More

Santiago Calatrava’s sculptural Sundial footbridge leads over the Sacramento River to this combination science museum and arboretum aimed at... Read More

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