Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge
Dedicated to the Memory of Madison Grant
— 1865-1937 —
This area of 1600 acres, habitat of the last surviving herd in California of Roosevelt Elk is established as a memorial by
· De Forest Grant
· John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
· Archer M. Huntington
· New York Zoological Society
· Boone and Crockett Club
· National Audubon Society
· American Wildlife Foundation
· Save-the-Redwoods League
· California State Park Commission
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Anthropology & Archaeology • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1600.
Location. 41° 21.55′ N, 124° 1.433′ W. Marker is in Orick, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orick CA 95555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The CCC at Prairie Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Also see . . .
1. Prairie Creek Redwood State Park. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Wikipedia Entry for Madison Grant. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
3. Save the Redwoods League. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,411 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.