Humboldt Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, United States, containing Rockefeller Forest, the world' s largest remaining contiguous old- growth forest of coast is located 30 miles ( 48 km) south of Eureka, California, near Weott in southern Humboldt County, within Northern California, named after the great nineteenth- century scientist, Alexander von quoia sempervirens / s ɪ ˈ k ɔɪ. ə s ɛ m p ər ˈ v aɪ r ən z / is the sole living species of the genus Sequoia in the cypress family Cupressaceae ( formerly treated in mon names include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long- lived, monoecious tree living 1, 200– 1, 800 years or more.
This species includes the tallest living. Redwood National and State Parks Visitor Guide ( PDF 10mb) Trip planning information, tips and park map.