• In the land of giants

    Redwood National Park is an easy drive from the Rogue Valley
  • Just a handful of miles from Oregon's southern border is a land of giants.
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    • WHERE TO STAY
      Best Western Northwoods Inn, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-9771, www.bestwestern.com/northwoodsinn.
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      WHERE TO STAY



      Best Western Northwoods Inn, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-9771, www.bestwestern.com/northwoodsinn.



      Ravenwood Motel, Klamath, Calif., 1-866-520-9875, www.ravenwoodmotel.com.



      Motel Trees, Klamath, 1-800-848-2982, treesofmystery.net/motetree.htm.





      WHERE TO EAT



      The Country Club Bar & Grill, Klamath, 707-482-3275.



      The Forest Cafe, Klamath, 707-482-5585, treesofmystery.net/forest.htm.





      SHOP FOR SOUVENIRS



      The Legend of Bigfoot, Garberville, Calif., 707-247-3332, traditional posters, pens, magnets, wood carvings and more.

  • Just a handful of miles from Oregon's southern border is a land of giants.
    Among the oldest living things on Earth, redwoods can exceed 2,200 years in age. They grow only in a narrow tract of coastal land, from Southwestern Oregon to Northern California, and in isolated pockets along California's central coast.
    The highest concentration of redwoods is in Redwood National Park, which harbors the world's tallest tree, a 379-foot behemoth named "Hyperion" that seems to touch the sky. The park boundaries also encompass three state parks — Jedediah Smith Redwoods, Del Norte Coast Redwoods and Prairie Creek Redwoods — all ripe for exploration.
    Experiencing some of the most stunning scenery in the park requires only a slight turn of the head as you drive the roads. The Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway cuts through the entire 10-mile length of Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. The dense forest transforms ordinary sunbeams into a celestial light show.
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