The Tall Tree, or the tallest recorded tree in the world, stands in Redwood National Park at 367.8 feet high. Redwoods can also live to be 2,000 years old!
Located along the coast of Northern California and Oregon, the Redwood National and State Park is historic and has endangered foliage and wildlife. The beautiful setting of redwoods mixed with rare and exquisite animals makes for a memorable, tranquil experience. If you can't make it out to the Pacific Northwest, you can still get a similar experience from your computer. The Web site provides a Photos and Multimedia page that presents slideshows and albums of plants, tidepools, birds and more. Read all about the animal and plant life and the natural features and ecosystem of the area.
Truly get a feel for what it's like to hike in the park with the Virtual Guidebook. View more photos of the gorgeous scenery here, and check out different trails on the National and State Parks site. Save the Redwoods also has cool fact sheets about redwoods for each age group. While you're on the site, make sure to see how you can help save the redwoods from extinction.