Redwood National Park, U.S.A
The Redwood National Park is immense in every sense of the word. The ancient forest is home to the world’s tallest living things, gargantuan redwood trees which can grow to up to heights of 360 foot and can live for 2000 years. The verticality and longevity of the forest giants gives the atmosphere a timeless feeling, and walking amongst the trails is a truly fulfilling experience. The forest once covered two million acres, but heavy logging has reduced it to just 133,000 acres in Humboldt County. Thankfully, the State of California realised the danger posed to the natural wonder and stepped in to protect it before it was lost forever. The parks also protect vast prairies and oak woodlands alongside the famous Redwoods, as well as several wild rivers which spill into 40 miles of often untouched coastline. Gaze upon majestic Roosevelt elk from one of the numerous trails which dissect the forest, and spot huge migrating grey whales at the Klamath River Overlook where the river meets the mighty Pacific Ocean.

Where is it?
The Park is located on the north coast of California in northern Humboldt County, and runs into the coast of neighbouring Del Norte County.

What is it?
The Redwood National Park is an amalgamation of three California state parks, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, designed to protect the massive redwood trees from further deforestation.

Best time to visit?
It’s best to visit in spring or autumn to avoid the huge crowds which visit in the summer and the torrential rain which visits the Park in the winter. Arrive in autumn, September and October are best, for the advantage of the changing of the deciduous trees colour.

Must See?
In a forest of colossal trees, you really have to see the one that stands above the rest. ‘Hyperion’ stands above its neighbours at an incredible 379.1 feet tall, nearly six stories higher than the Statue of Liberty in New York. The tallest tree on earth certainly makes you crane your neck, but the unrivalled sight is certainly worth it!

read more
Speak to an expert

Need more advice before deciding which tour might suit you best and with whom to travel? 
Our Phonethrough feature allows you to talk directly to an expert holiday advisor from each of the leading specialist operators who organise tours to the destinations featured. 

  • Benefit from their in-depth knowledge and free advice, with no strings attached to give you the re-assurance that you are booking the right holiday for you.
  • Call the Freephone numbers or the 03 Phonethrough number. Calls to 03 numbers cost the same as to other standard fixed line numbers (starting 01 or 02) and calls made will come out of any inclusive minutes you have with your Service Provider. Ofcom rules dictate that 03 calls do not generate any money for the call recipient
  • Prefer to send an email in the first instance? Click on the email icon and submit your general enquiry or for a specific tour with a request to respond by email or to phone you back.
  • This will help you decide if they have the tour that best matches your requirements.

Our aim is to introduce and match holiday planning consumers with specialist escorted tour holiday operators & organisers. Please note that any booking you make is made directly with the tour operator, travel organiser or provider as Somewhere does not act in any agent or booking capacity.

Call 0800 804 8701
or Email

Displayed are tours which include
Redwood National Park, California, USA