Armstrong Coast Redwood Trees
Park goers can also discover the icicle tree and its unique burl formations, the Colonel Armstrong tree which is estimated to be about 1,400 years old, and the Parson Jones Tree, the tallest tree in the grove.
Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve in Sonoma County -Discover a nature lover's delight just north of Guerneville, CA. Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve is situated in Sonoma County, and features 805 spectacular acres teeming with well-preserved Coast Redwood trees. Designated a State Reserve in 1964, Armstrong Redwoods boasts a visitors center, outdoor amphitheater, a variety of nature trails and picnic facilities. Guests can discover this inspiring natural treasure just 16 miles north of the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Sebastopol.
Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve Hiking Trails -Get up close to nature's incredible wonders while trekking on one of Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve's hiking trails. Hikers of all skill levels will enjoy a stroll on the Discovery Trail or Armstrong Nature Trail, both of which are wheelchair accessible.
Visitors can also sign up for a guided Armstrong Nature Trail group hike. Pass by impressive Coast Redwood trees and come face to face with magnificent douglas firs, big leaf maples, California bay laurel, tan oak and bracken ferns.
Sonoma State Reserve Outdoor Activities -There are plenty of outdoor activities to do for those seeking an exciting nature adventure. Although there are no camp grounds in the park, Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve is the perfect spot to saddle up and enjoy a leisure horseback ride through the trees. Pack a lunch as there are plenty of ideally located picnic areas to enjoy a little slice of nature. Nature photographers will want to bring a camera and snap brilliant nature photos throughout the park.
For more information about Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve, visit www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=450.