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Crescent City in Del Norte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail

 
 
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By Don Morfe, October 7, 2006
1. Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail Marker
Inscription. Discovery the unique features of an old-growth redwood forest. Welcome to the Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail! You are in the midst of an ancient redwood forest. Here, you will see trees of many ages that create a multi-layered forest ceiling or canopy. You will also see many large fallen trees in various stages of decay, and standing trees that are several hundred years old. As you stroll along this ½ mile loop trail you will discover some of the special features of this old-growth redwood forest and experience the inspirational qualities that helped champion its protection.
 
Location. 41° 48.692′ N, 124° 6.52′ W. Marker is in Crescent City, California, in Del Norte County. Marker is at the intersection of Redwood Highway (US 199) and Walker Road on Redwood Highway (US 199). Click for map. The marker is located in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent City CA 95531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simpson-Reed Grove (here, next to this marker); The Metcalf Grove (approx. 3.3 miles away); Crescent City Tsunami, 1964 (approx. 6 miles away); Remembering Billy Boone
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By Don Morfe, October 7, 2006
2. Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Dedication to Henry Sause, Jr. (approx. 6.4 miles away); Battery Point Lighthouse (approx. 6.7 miles away); Brother Jonathan Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 7, 2006
3. Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail
Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 7, 2006
4. Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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