Forest History Trail

Mendocino Woodlands State Park, California

Elevation Gain286ft
Trailhead Elevation42ft
Elevation Min/Max41/261ft
Elevation Start/End42/42ft

Forest History Trail

Forest History Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Woodlands Special Treatment Area, Mendocino Woodlands State Park, and Jackson Demonstration State Forest. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 42 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 286 feet. This trail connects with the following: Woodlands Area Trail and Camp Road.

Forest History Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This circuit through the Jackson Demonstration State Forest offers an informative hike amid secondgrowth redwood forest if you have a copy of the Forest History Guide in hand. Divided into five sections, the trip offers historical glimpses into our relationship with redwoods. The guide, keyed to 47 trailside posts, can be obtained free from the Cal Fire office in Fort Bragg at 802 North Main Street (it is sometimes available at Mendocino Woodlands State Park). Without the guide to pique your interest, the nearly 4-mile hike through logged redwood forest is rather mundane."

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Trail Information

Mendocino Woodlands State Park
Nearby City
Woodlands Special Treatment Area
Mendocino National Forest
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Sep 2018