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Redwood National and State Parks

Location
California
Formed
2 October, 1968
Area
138,999.37 acres
(562.5 km2)
Visitors in 2017
445,000

The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) are a complex of several state and national parks located in the United States, along the coast of northern California. Comprising Redwood National Park (established 1968) and California's Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks (dating from the 1920s), the combined RNSP contain 139,000 acres (560 km), and feature old-growth temperate rainforests. Located entirely within Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, the four parks, together, protect 45% of all remaining coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) old-growth forests, totaling at least 38,982 acres (157.75 km). These trees are the tallest and one of the most massive tree species on Earth. In addition to the redwood forests, the parks preserve other indigenous flora, fauna, grassland prairie, cultural resources, portions of rivers and other streams, and 37 miles (60 km) of pristine coastline.

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Airports Nearby

Rogue Valley International Medford Airport (MFR)
99 mi
Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport (LMT)
134 mi
Beale Air Force Base (BAB)
197 mi
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
216 mi
Travis Air Force Base (SUU)
232 mi
Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)
253 mi
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
259 mi
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
263 mi
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
288 mi

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.