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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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A nature reserve that boasts soaring redwood trees.
17020 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9587
+1 707-869-2015
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful walk for all ages. We had a group of 8 and we all had fun. The redwoods were majestic along the trails. Trails were easy to follow with maps posted at many points along the way. Parking in the park is limited so would...More

Thank iseko
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Armstrong in December and loved it. We spent about 2.5 hours taking in views along the East Ridge trail and then the main Pioneer trail. We are once-a-year light hikers, so the East Ridge trail at the start was a...More

1  Thank kyleclayton2000
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took a relaxing and relatively easy hike through the reserve with friends. The redwoods are stunningly beautiful. One might think that the walk would become relatively monotonous after awhile since the scenery never really changes, but we did not find that to be the case...More

Thank jwills08
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must stop place if you are in Sonoma County. The Redwoods are absolutely amazing! There are nice well groomed trails to walk along the trees. There is an easy 1.5 mile round trip hike that really gives a nice overview of the...More

Thank alwaysreadyfortravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent trip to Northern California for a wedding, we visited the Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville, Ca. We were pleasantly surprised by our discovery. You can drive into the reserve for $8.00 per carload. We opted to walk in and was glad...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a stunning redwood forest with great trails. You can pay on the honor system to drive in but there is also parking outside and it is very easy to walk in on the trails. The trails are quite flat and mostly smooth. The...More

1  Thank Elisa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually drove the entire area as my friend just had knee surgery. Not sure if you could do this on a weekend. It was spectacular. The views, the trees. This is a must see. I never knew it existed. Beautiful Redwoods.

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an hour touring this park and I'm glad we went to visit. Easy to get to and really pretty. Staff was helpful and let us know how long it would take to see some of the biggest and oldest redwoods. Worth the trip!...More

Thank schaf1283
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! These trees were simply awe-inspiring. We are so grateful to those who have ensured that these trees are still standing for all of us coming along behind to appreciate and gaze at in absolute wonder! You can walk along a number of trails and...More

Thank Houlihan2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely well marked trails which were easy to walk. Parked at the visitor center. Gift shop volunteer was most helpful. (Really cute gifts in the shop also.)

Thank Caroline T
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Cindy W
8 October 2018|
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Response from ConcoursRider | Reviewed this property |
The fee is $8 per vehicle (not per person); parking outside is free. (Regardless of your car’s age) ;-)
13 March 2018|
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Response from jameswA918OS | Reviewed this property |
Only if you were headed South on the 101 from North of Santa Rosa, otherwise it would be at least an hour away.
30 September 2017|
Response from Barbjefts | Reviewed this property |
Muir is closest. neither Muir or Armstrong have snow.