Armstrong Redwoods - A Sonoma Coast State ParkEvery trip to Sonoma County beckons an excursion to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. Located just north of the Russian River, Armstrong Redwoods encompasses 805 acres of forest that has been preserved to appreciate and admire the magnificence of Mother Nature. Home of the world's tallest living things (379 feet high) and some of the oldest ( over 2,000 years), the Redwood Forest offers a serene setting for enjoying the great outdoors. Hike or horseback ride along scenic trails through the forest. Check out the Visitor Center and the nature store. Pack a picnic lunch and dine in an awe-inspiring setting, or relax under the shade of a canopy of Redwoods and Sequoia's listening to the sounds of silence.
Hours -8:00 AM to one hour after official sunset.
Prices -$8.00 per vehicle; $7.00 per vehicle for seniors; Free to pedestrians and bicyclists; Bus fee for 10-24 passengers is $50.00.
- Family Day
- Built to Spill Benefit
- Old Grove Festival
- Gourmet Walk in the Woods
- Visitor Center
- Horseback Riding
- Nature Store
Before you go
Can I go hiking in the Redwood forest?
Hiking at Armstrong Redwoods is highly encouraged. With trails designed for every level, take a leisurely stroll or a vigorous climb through endless Redwoods to the picnic areas and beyond. Connect trails for longer runs into the rolling hills, forests, and creeks. If you want more of a workout, take a path leading into adjacent Austin Creek State Recreation Area, which has 20 miles of trails. Group hikes are offered by appointment only.
How tall are the trees in the Anderson Redwoods?The tallest tree in Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve is the Parson Jones Tree, measuring more than 379 feet in height (longer than a football field). This tree is an easy 0.1-mile walk from the park entrance. The oldest tree at Redwoods is Colonel Armstrong, more than 2,000 years old.
Armstrong Redwoods State National Reserve
7.0 Miles from Hotel17000 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, California, 95446 call-reservation Armstrong Redwoods State National Reserve phone number 707-481-3750 Armstrong Redwoods State National Reserve website