Significant old growth coastal redwoods south of Fort Bragg
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TreeParkTrailCircumference using DBH (my measurement unless otherwise noted)Notes
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BigLa Honda Creek Open Space PreserveUnnamed36.5
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MethuselahEl Corte de Madera Open SpaceOff of Skyline Road57Widest in the south?
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Soldier (my name) El Corte de Madera Open SpaceTimberview 34
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Largest treeMemorial County ParkSequoia39 (as marked)Not my photo
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a few small-to-medium-sized in main groveMemorial Grove (San Mateo)
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Reiterated Red (my name)Pescadero Creek County ParkTarwater Loop (Shingle Mill Trail)44
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Shingle Mill CreekPescadero Creek County ParkBridge~25-30 Right along creek -- hard to measure
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Canyon BigPescadero Creek County ParkCanyon38
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Canyon BurlPescadero Creek County ParkCanyon33.5
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Canyon TallPescadero Creek County ParkCanyon~30
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Snag treePescadero Creek County ParkSnag Trail(unusual structure)Snag (dead)
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Parke Gulch LeanerPescadero Creek County ParkParke Gulch Trail36Smaller old growth leaning into this tree
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Many multi-stem virgin trees in the main grovePescadero Creek County ParkParke Gulch Trail
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Sam McDonaldSam McDonald County ParkNext to parking lot(unusual structure)
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Big Tree LoopSam McDonald County ParkBig Tree Loop43Difficult to measure -- on a slope
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Matriarch of the ForestPortola Redwoods State ParkPeters Creek Loop46Mentioned hereand here
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Patriarch? (same as above?)Portola Redwoods State ParkMentioned hereand hereand hereNearly certain this is the same as Matriarch. There is one enormous tree on the north end. Call it what you will.
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Page MillPortola Redwoods State ParkSlate Creek29.5Twisty
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Slate CreekPortola Redwoods State ParkSlate Creek37Mentioned hereand here
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Portola Giant (my name)Portola Redwoods State ParkBear Creek (off trail)46
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Bear Creek Big (my name)Portola Redwoods State ParkBear Creek44.5
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OldPortola Redwoods State ParkOld Tree44
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other medium-sized in Peter's Creek GrovePortola Redwoods State Park (+surrounding)
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MendocinoMontgomery Woods SNRMontgomery Grove33Former record holder for tallestInteresting. This is a different tree. Pretty confident I have the right one. UPDATE 2017: Now the images are corrected to the same tree!
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Montgomery GiantMontgomery Woods SNRMontgomery Grove56.5landmarktrees.net has it at 54.3?
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many others in MWSNR
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Chimney/TunnelPurisima Creek Redwoods Open SpaceLobitos Creek38.25Referred to as Chimney Tree hereReferred to as Chimney Tree here alsoReferred to as Tunnel Tree hereReferred to as Tunnel Tree here
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Saluting General/Blarney/ReiterationPurisima Creek Redwoods Open SpaceLobitos Creek37Referred to as Reiteration Tree here.... and Blarney Tree in the Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Book (Taber)Referred to as Reiteration Tree hereReferred to as Saluting General here
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A few others in Lobitos creek basin (including a ~ 40' twisty tree)Purisima Creek Redwoods Open SpaceOff-trail
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Ohlone Whisper TreePurisima Creek Redwoods Open SpaceJust off Harkins Ridge Trail~42 (difficult, on a slope)Tom Taber mentions it in his blog
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Father of the ForestBig Basin Redwoods State ParkRedwood~52.9 (third-party)
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Mother of the ForestBig Basin Redwoods State ParkRedwood~48 (third-party)
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Santa ClaraBig Basin Redwoods State ParkRedwood~53.4 (third-party)
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Washington TreeBig Basin Redwoods State ParkNear visitor center
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Oakland TreeBig Basin Redwoods State ParkNear store
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Tallest treeBig Basin Redwoods State ParkMeteor?Not my photo
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ChimneyButano State ParkChimney Tree< 30
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CandelabraButano State ParkCandelabra35
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Ray LinderButano State ParkRay Linder29A few other ~30 trees in the Ray Linder trail area
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Gazos Giant (my name)Butano State Park (adj on private land?)Very likely on private land37°12'19.14"N, 122°16'31.54"W
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La Honda RdOff La Honda RdPrivate land? private
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GiantHenry Cowell Redwoods State ParkRedwood Grove Loop51Some confusion about size. I consider the last link (to the right) to be definitive.http://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_itemId=2655http://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_itemId=2687http://books.google.com/books?id=-NWBoLGLWU8C&pg=PA133&lpg=PA133&dq=henry+cowell+redwoods+285&source=bl&ots=Rm4xP44ZHi&sig=Idqj-9J79_f2CmY8hGG5zV4ICDI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=gIRMVI34HO7vigKq9IDYBw&ved=0CFMQ6AEwCTgU#v=onepage&q=henry%20cowell%20redwoods%20285&f=false
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General ShermanHenry Cowell Redwoods State ParkRedwood Grove Loop(unusually thick burls)Some confusion about size. I consider the last link (to the right) to be definitive.http://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_itemId=2665http://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_itemId=2701The name is a funny overlap with the larger sequoia. Methuselah has a similar issue.
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WonderHenry Cowell Redwoods State ParkRedwood Grove Loophttp://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_itemId=2647
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Many others along trailHenry Cowell Redwoods State ParkRedwood Grove Loophttp://www2.santacruzpl.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=keyalbum.KeywordAlbum&g2_keyword=Parks--Big+Trees+Henry+Cowell&g2_page=2
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Van EckThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Rd.37
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Advocate AdjacentThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOld Growth Loop37
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AdvocateThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOld Growth Loop38 (39 third-party)Now fallen (Jan 2017)
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Demo Old Growths' Grove 2The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkRidge Trail (off trail)~30
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Demo Old Growths' Grove 1The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkRidge Trail (off trail)Unusual structure
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High Altitude GiantThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd. (off trail)39
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Two Virgins 2The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd. (off trail)Not my photo
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Two Virgins 1The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd. (off trail)Not my photo
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Die HardThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd. (off trail)Not my photo
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Old Growth Giants' GroveThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd. (off trail)~30
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LoneThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Fire Rd.56 (with burls)AKA the "Hollow Tree"http://devilspocket.blogspot.com/2015/10/clearing-up-some-confusion-lone-tree.html
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OuthouseThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOff trail behind White's Lagoon36
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Cusack's TrailThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkCusack's Trail32
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El Viejo del SurThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkHinckley Basin Rd.Unusual structure (not my photo)
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a few others in Hinckley BasinThe Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
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grove near Cusack's meadowThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkCusack's TrailJust off trail. Is this the one referred to by goo.gl/DKWrfi?
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Pot Tree groveThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOff Cusack's TrailOr is it this one? This is well off trail and should be avoided because, well, the name says it all.
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a few others below Cusack's meadowThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOff Cusack's TrailSeveral throughout the eastern Aptos Creek watershed.
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many others The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkOld Growth Loop
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Mangels Gulch GiantThe Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkMangels Gulch (off trail-ish)50
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Mountain Charlie BigPrivate land (easement)53
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Colonel ArmstrongArmstrong Redwoods State ParkDiscovery Trail46
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Parson JonesArmstrong Redwoods State ParkNature Trail43.5
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East Ridge Trail 1Armstrong Redwoods State ParkEast Ridge Trail36Both are along the East Ridge Trail-Pioneer Trail connector
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East Ridge Trail 2Armstrong Redwoods State ParkEast Ridge Trail39
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many others in main bowlArmstrong Redwoods State Park
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The trees lining the meadowRoys Redwoods
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Roys Rough 1Roys RedwoodsAlong the meadow38Nice set of 3 trees
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Roys Rough 2Roys RedwoodsAlong the meadow36
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Roys Rough 3Roys RedwoodsAlong the meadow~32
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Roys GiantRoys RedwoodsAlong the meadow43.5Massive!
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Roys DoubleRoys RedwoodsAlong the meadow(double tree)
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Wildcat Creek 1Samuel P. Taylor SPPioneer Tree Trail36
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Wildcat Creek 2Samuel P. Taylor SPPioneer Tree Trail32
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Lagunitas CreekSamuel P. Taylor SPCross Marin Trail~30
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PioneerSamuel P. Taylor SPPioneer Tree Trail38.5
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El Palo AltoCity of Palo AltoAlong San Francisquito Creek<30
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AlambiqueWunderlich County ParkAlambique Trail51Massive tree, though it is on a slope so my measurement could be off
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Big BenFall Creek unitBig Ben Trail~30Not my photo, but not a large tree
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moderate sized trees in main bowlMuir Woods National MonumentI am unaware of any significant trees here, strangely
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GrandfatherLeona Heights ParkYork Trail~26http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/EAST-BAY-The-Grandfather-of-Oakland-s-redwoods-2491122.phpAKA Old Survivor
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Little Hendy 1Hendy Woods State ParkLittle Hendy grove40
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Little Hendy 2Hendy Woods State ParkLittle Hendy grove41
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Big Hendy 1Hendy Woods State ParkBig Hendy grove41
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Big Hendy 2Hendy Woods State ParkBig Hendy grove40
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Big Hendy 3Hendy Woods State ParkBig Hendy grove47
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Big Hendy 4Hendy Woods State ParkBig Hendy grove43
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Big Hendy 5Hendy Woods State ParkBig Hendy grove46
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many others in Big Hendy groveHendy Woods State ParkOverwhelming park
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Vicente FlatLos Padres National ForestVicente Flat Trail41
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many smaller, gnarly trees nearbyLos Padres National ForestVicente Flat
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Andrew MoleraAndrew Molera State ParkRiver Trail34.5
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many smaller, gnarly trees nearbyAndrew Molera State Park
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ColonialPfeiffer Big Sur State ParkOff of road~30Not my photo
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