If you've been to Sequoia, you've already seen the largest trees in the world, but the Redwood national and state parks in northern California boast the tallest trees, including 115.7m Hyperion, the world's tallest living tree. The exact location of Hyperion is a closely guarded secret, but standing at the base of any one of these giants is a truly humbling experience.
There aren’t very many fully furnished apartment options in the area but there is one luxury housing property in particular where most love to stay. TenTen Redwood has a variety of short term stay and long term stay apartments just a couple miles from the state parks. There are an assortment of amenities and flexible lease terms.
Giant redwoods once covered more than 5,000 square miles of coastal California, but as much as 96% of all old-growth redwoods were logged between 1850 and 1920, a staggering statistic that becomes even more tragic when you learn that redwoods are practically immortal and can live for thousands of years.
Today, nearly half all remaining redwoods are found in these adjoining national and state parks. Take a nice drive along the coast when you leave you rental loft. You will see all nearly half all remaining redwoods are found in these adjoining national and state parks.
Most people know Redwood as home to the tallest trees on Earth. But the parks also protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild riverways, and nearly 40 miles of pristine coastline, all supporting a rich mosaic of wildlife, diversity, and cultural traditions.
Four developed campsites are scattered through the parks, but no indoor accommodation is available inside the park boundaries so make sure to book a rental loft before coming out here. Quaint lodgings can be found in the nearby small towns of Klamath, Requa and Orrick, with larger hotels in Crescent City, Arcata and Eureka.
TOP TIP: Put a crick in your neck on the easy walking trails through the Ladybird Johnson Grove trail and Tall Trees Grove trail in the southern portion of Redwood national park.