Boy Scout Tree Trail
Location: Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Del Norte County, CA
Miles: 7 miles
Duration: 3-4 hours
Users: No dogs, horses, or bikes
Features: Redwood forest, The Boy Scout Tree – the largest tree on the trail, Fern Falls (40 ft. waterfall)
This forested trail will take you through redwoods. The Boys Scout Tree Trail is located in the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. The Trail is a half-day experience with a 5.5 mile round trip trail. This Trek will allow you to appreciate nature at its finest state.
A hike in the redwood forest ends at a waterfall, this outing lets you lose yourself in the magnificence of the majestic trees. The falls has a resting spot where hikers can enjoy the waterfall.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) Don’t forget your camera!
A quick photoshoot while hiking is a fun idea. Imagine a rustic, dramatic setting with the redwood trees as your background. Just a majestic sight!
A mirrorless camera would be handy to capture the grandeur of the trees.
2) Carry a water jug
Since this trail is a half-day experience, don’t forget to stay hydrated! Might as well throw in some snacks.
3) Take it all in
Breathe the fresh air, appreciate nature, stop and take it all in.