Redwoods National Park is located along the coast of northern California. Redwoods National Forest include the national park along with additional protected forest area. The protected forest area represents 37 miles of the coastline and encompasses 131,983 acres (534 sq km).
The Redwood trees are the tallest trees in the world. In addition to the wonder of these magnificent giants, the Redwoods are also home to several threatened species which include the Brown Pelican, the Northern Spotted Owl, the Bald Eagle, the Tidewater Goby, Steller’s Sea Lions and hte Chinook Salmon.
The Redwoods of Norther California are cousins or related to the Sequoias also found in California. The Sequoia’s produce the largest trees (based on diameter) in the world. Collectively, California is home to the largest trees in the world.