When hiking in redwood forests, it’s likely that you’ve encountered redwood sorrel in the forest understory. A true shade-lover, redwood sorrel will fold its leaves when exposed to direct sunlight.
Boulder Creek, Ca – In 1902, Big Basin became California’s first state park. Today, it protects one of the largest continuous stretches of old-growth coast redwood south of San Francisco.
Half Moon Bay, Ca – Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve offers rich history and wildlife. Learn about its recovery from logging and its amphibian resident, the California newt.
California is home to the largest tree on the planet – a giant sequoia named the General Sherman Tree. Learn about this massive tree species, its old age, and how it inspired the National Park Service logo.