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Avenue of the Giants

Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263
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Outstanding drive

This drive starts slow (if you're coming from the South) and slowly builds up to become more and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah G
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Beautiful Drive

30 mile drive parallels Hwy 101 and is well worth the adventure. Exquisite trees and foliage is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“founders grove” (38 reviews)
“beautiful drive” (43 reviews)
“giant redwoods” (36 reviews)
Avenue of the Giants, CA 95571
+1 707-946-2263

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive starts slow (if you're coming from the South) and slowly builds up to become more and more impressive. There are plenty of places to stop and take a walk and look at some beautiful trees and forest.

Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

30 mile drive parallels Hwy 101 and is well worth the adventure. Exquisite trees and foliage is almost prehistoric and dreamlike.

Thank sandyb587
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last month my family and I went to Avenue of the Giants and we drove past a couple of the stops and saw a trailhead for Drury-Cheney Grove. We have 3 young kids so we couldn't bring our all-terrain stroller, but our beast of a...More

Thank strolson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving from Sacramento to Crescent City we encountered a few redwoods along the way and a few tourist stops as well however this was our first real experience of getting in under a canopy of these amazing trees. It added what was probably a half...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 14 October 2017

September 7, 2017 - We left McKinleyville and drove South on Rt 101 until we got to the turnoff for The Avenue of the Giants, an incredible drive through redwoods. It took about 10 minutes until we reached a small store where we asked questions...More

1  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing 31 mile drive through the Redwoods are just unbelievable ! Mother Nature did some of her best work ! Love the trees that had fallen so you can see how wide they are and number of year rings! One of the best attractions I've...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

remarkable drive - such amazing, wonderful trees - and SO close to the road. MUCH better than Kings Canyon. This trip we took our time and visited all the kitch shops on the side of the road and marveled at how many giant trees there...More

Thank JSmith999
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We drove through the Avenue of the Giants from the south to the north. Exciting nature and as the name says lots of big Reedwoods. You have several options to stop for long or short trails. Maybe the relation between the stops named on the...More

Thank Christof79
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Only our third time visiting the Avenue and, each time, it gets better. You have to take walks through the forest...many walks on many trails. Just get inside and relax....you will have a sore neck after all the looking up at the tall, tall, tall...More

Thank Lastrick
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You can read all the reviews you like about this incredible place, but the truth is you will never appreciate just how wonderful it is until you take the drive yourself. If you have been fortunate enough to peer over the side of the Grand...More

Thank Ernie S
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Lisa P
2 September 2017|
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Response from Cindy S | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Crescent City which was really close to much of the action. Eureka was busy, bumper to bumper when we were there but Crescent City was quiet, a thin strip of hotels and eateries, stores, with a bay. It's right... More
Lisa P
2 September 2017|
Response from Evie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa! We stayed in Williets the old west inn It was quite, the staff was super helpful and nice and the prices were reasonable. I hope this helps. Evie
3 March 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
That's a surprise to me. I'd suggest calling the state or possible the best western in Garberville. The BW makes their money on that drive, they should know the answer