Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve

Quick Facts

Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve

California

(707) 937-5804

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Overview

Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve, in the heart of the Coast Range, has redwoods, where visitors can walk along one of the park's many trails. It is an excellent example of both a magnificent coastal redwood grove and a beautiful fern forest.

Map of Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve (CA)

Latitude, Longitude: 39.233184, -123.387108

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Activities

  • Hiking

    Hikers can take the Montgomery Woods Trail, a two-mile loop that takes hikers under 300-foot tall giant redwood groves.

  • Picnicking

    Montgomery Woods is one of the more remote of California's 31 redwood parks. It is a perfect place for a picnic, and tables are provided for that purpose.

Seasonality/Weather

The weather can be changeable in northern California, a temperate zone with somewhat warm and fog-laden summers (50's-80's F) and cooler, damper winter conditions (30's-50's F); layered clothing is recommended.

Park Partners

California State Parks Foundation

The California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) was founded in 1969 by William Penn Mott, Jr., former director of both California's Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service. With their 120,000 members, CSPF is the only statewide independent nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing and advocating for California's magnificent state parks. Since 1969, CSPF has raised more than $170 million to benefit state parks. CSPF is committed to improving the quality of life for all Californians by expanding access to the natural beauty, rich culture and history, and recreational and educational opportunities offered by California's 278 state parks--the largest state park system in the United States.

(415) 262-4400

Directions

Driving

Located about 15 miles east of the town of Comptche, or it can also be reached by traveling 13 miles west from Ukiah past Orr's Mineral Hot Springs resort.

Flying

The closest major airport to Montgomery Woods SNR is Sacramento International Airport, approximately 92 miles away. From there, myriad car rental services are available, ranging from Alamo to National and beyond. For more information, call 916-929-5411,

Public Transportation

Mendocino Transit Authority offers public transportation in the Ukiah area, with several bus routes available. For more information on fares and scheduling, call 707-462-1422.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(707) 937-5804

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