They are the tallest trees on Earth.
But the Redwood National and State Parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild rivers, and nearly 40 miles of pristine coastline, all home to more flora, abundant wildlife, and incredible human history.
Like looking at a towering redwood tree, it's hard to know where to start. They are, after all, nearly 380 feet tall and up to 22 feet in diameter at the base.
Thankfully, there are lots of opportunities to learn more, starting at the five visitor centers. There you will find displays, videos, lots of maps and guides, and friendly park rangers ready to help you explore.
Campgrounds. Trails. Beaches. Scenic drives. Museums. Wherever you start, at least get out of the car and find a place to look up at our version of skyscrapers.