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Jurassic Park

Prairie Creek Redwoods SP (10/29/21) Max Forster

Redwoods were the dominant tree during the Jurassic period, 180 to 135 million years ago. So, taking a walk through any of the Redwood National and State Parks in northwest California is truly to visit Jurassic Park. All that’s missing are dinosaurs.

Prairie Creek Redwoods SP (10/29/21) Max Forster

North Coast color spotter Max Forster reports that Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, north of Orick, “is at peak for bigleaf maple, vine maple and approaching peak for cascara, alder and most other deciduous understory shrubs and plants.”

Prairie Creek Redwoods SP (10/29/21) Max Forster

Prairie Creek Redwoods SP (10/29/21) Max Forster

He recommends  hiking the Karl Knapp Trail (formerly Prairie Creek Trail) or the Foothill Trail to best see what the park offers.

 

Prairie Creek Redwoods SP (10/29/21) Max Forster

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