Grizzly Creek Redwoods

State Park - California

Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park harbors groves of coast redwoods in three separate units along the Van Duzen River. It is located 20 miles (32 km) south of Eureka, California, then another 17 miles (27 km) east of Fortuna on State Route 36. The small park was created by a donation from Owen R. Cheatham, founder of Georgia-Pacific Corporation, who wanted to preserve the stand of redwoods in perpetuity. Originally established in 1943, the park has grown to 430 acres (170 ha). Cheatham Grove, 4 miles (6.4 km) west of the main unit, was added to the park in 1983 due to efforts of the Save-the-Redwoods League.

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Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Redding in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Redding - 1958

Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Redding in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=421 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grizzly_Creek_Redwoods_State_Park Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park harbors groves of coast redwoods in three separate units along the Van Duzen River. It is located 20 miles (32 km) south of Eureka, California, then another 17 miles (27 km) east of Fortuna on State Route 36. The small park was created by a donation from Owen R. Cheatham, founder of Georgia-Pacific Corporation, who wanted to preserve the stand of redwoods in perpetuity. Originally established in 1943, the park has grown to 430 acres (170 ha). Cheatham Grove, 4 miles (6.4 km) west of the main unit, was added to the park in 1983 due to efforts of the Save-the-Redwoods League.

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