SSC_1143 Tall Redwood at Redwood National and State Parks

Redwood National and State Parks Part One: Tallest Tree and Elk

We left the artsy town of Arcata on a cloudy morning and drove past forests, lagoons and beaches to arrive at Kuchel Visitor Center where we did our National Park business. The temperature was cool and visitors few at this visitor center by the sea. The ranger suggested many short and mid-distance hikes of different kinds which was more than we could do – a great sign. He also suggested many scenic spurs from the highway 101, the main thoroughfare through the park and several towns.

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