Richardson Grove: A little known jewel of a forest

Taller than God

Taller than God

Like all the other redwood forests I’ve been to, this one is magical. You really have to be there to appreciate the majesty of these trees. It is something I will always remember and feel fortunate to have experienced.

Save the Trees!

Save the Trees!


At some point there was talk about cutting down most of these trees. I’m not sure where the opposing sides stand now, but the sign is still up.

A house in the trees

A house in the trees

Can you imagine living with these giants surrounding you?

Big Knots

Big Knots


These knots are what woodworkers use to make really nice tables and clocks and other unique gifts…which, incidentally, are sold all along the highway at places like “The Legend of Big Foot.”

Stuff made from redwood trees

Stuff made from redwood trees

Sam and the Big Root

Sam and the Big Root

I wish every single person on this planet could visit just one redwood forest at least once in their lifetime. Then we might all realize where we fit in the scheme of things.

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