New Redwood Park Coming to Sonoma Coast

The 730-acre parcel of old-growth trees is bigger than Muir Woods.
By Backpacker Contributors ,

Robert Ashworth

California just got its latest redwood sanctuary: a 730-acre plot of old-growth redwoods on the Sonoma Coast, set to open to hikers in about three years. The environmental group Save the Redwoods League bought the land from a private owner for $18.1 million. The new park is larger than Muir Woods and features a tree as tall as 322 feet.

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