That time of year again. The kids are back in school and it is time for the rest of us to come play! Yep- it is true that it is less crowded in Redwood National Park after mid-September (it is actually not THAT crowded any time of year). Also, it is usually true, that the [...]
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EHere at the Elk Meadow Cabins,o Facts and Information
Credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service - Heims, Kirk
Roosevelt Elk (Olympic Elk)
Cervus canadensis roosevelti
The Roosevelt Elk, also known as Olympic Elk or Wapiti, are the largest of the elk subspecies. Mature elk can weigh anywhere from 600 to 1,100 pounds (275 to [...]
We have had quite a week of rain in Redwood National Park. Many spring-breakers are discovering the ‘fun’ of camping in the rainforest. And the people staying at the Elk Meadow Cabins are glad they are not . . . .
People ask me often at Redwood Adventures,” when is the best time to see the [...]
I am sitting here at the Elk Meadow Cabins and the daffodils are blooming, the Roosevelt Elk are lounging and eating the fresh green grass and the sun is playing ‘peek-a-boo’ behind some big rain clouds.
Spring is trying to ’spring’ here in Redwood National Park. After an amazingly dry winter, it seems that the [...]
Will it rain again? That is what we are asking ourselves in Redwood National Park this fall. Since Thanksgiving, it has only rained once-yes a record- After a foggy summer and a wet early fall, we have been enjoying cool and clear weather! I am heading off to Fern Canyon today-can’t wait! Very few people [...]
Redwood National Park ,United States of America
World Heritage accepted in year:
Redwood National and State Parks protect 45% of all remaining Coastal Redwood old-growth forests, the tallest and one of the most massive tree species on Earth. The park also contains the tallest known tree in the world at 112.1m.
The coastal redwood forest forms an unique [...]
As the clouds pass by and sun comes out, the greenery here in Redwood National Park explodes this time of year. The ferns, trillium flowers, salmon berry plants, grass, maple trees are all bursting towards the sky in a race to to see who gets there first. Yet, it is the Redwood Trees that truly [...]
By Lyle Berg,
The coast redwood, Sequoia sempervirens, is the tallest species of tree in the world and the fastest growing conifer, or cone-bearing tree, in North America. The redwoods are not only the tallest living things on earth; they are also among the oldest. The timber from these giant trees is so highly prized [...]
Humboldt County is the home of the tallest trees in the world — the majestic redwoods. Many people visit Humboldt every year to experience not only the trees, but the abundance of historic sites. Boasting superb examples of late-1800s Victorian architecture, historically renowned farming and lumber communities, and the preservation of the historic Redwood National [...]
Redwood parks Lodge Company is committed to reducing our environmental footprint and promoting environmental stewardship at all levels of our organization. Our goal is to minimize our organization’s impact and maximize future generations’ ability to live, work, and play in our shared natural environment, with equal access to clean air, clean water, and natural resources. [...]