While Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, located in central California, are billed as the place to see redwoods, Sonoma has its fair share of the famed gentle giants, too. At the 805-acre Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve in northwestern Sonoma County, you’ll find 1,000-year-old trees shrouded in a misty fog thanks to the 55 inches of rain the park receives every year. For an easy mile-long loop, take the Pioneer Trail to the Armstrong tree, the oldest one in the grove.
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Published on Mar 7, 2013 as a web exclusive.