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  • The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) are rainforests located in the United States, along the coast of northern California.
  • The rain forest spreads on California’s Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks.
  • This rainforest spread almost 139,000 acres (560 km2).
  • In 1850, this rain forest spreads over 2,000,000 acres(8,000 km2), due to the human population growth the forest amost lost its 90% potions. Not a good News !!.
  • Here amost 96% of all old-growth redwoods have been found, over the years they were destroyed for human needs.
  • Sequoia Tree, The tallest trees on earth , Found here.
  • Due to the importance of this ecosystem and cultural history found in the parks, the United Nations designated them a World Heritage Site on September 5, 1980.
  • The coast redwood is the tallest tree species on Earth.
  • Many holloywood films were filmed here including TStar Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Outbreak.
  • Before September 2006, the tallest living specimen known was the Stratosphere Giant.
  • One tree that was reported to be 372.04 feet (113.40 m) in height, considered as the tallest tree ever found.
  • Only the giant sequoia has more mass. The largest redwood by volume is the 42,500 cubic foot (1,205 m³), The Tree is our real king !!.
  • Most of the trees from here are very old average ranging from 1000 to 4000 years.
  • The humans easily destroying these amazing creatures without knowing the importance. Awake here !!.
  • Second largest tree found in the forest is the coast Douglas-fir, which has been measured at heights of over 300 feet (90 m).
  • Horse riding and mountain biking are popular and only allowed on certain trails.
  • It is very importance to save this kind of heaven.
redwood national park - Map - Factins
Redwood national park – Map

Species at Redwood National Park :

  • The ecosystems of RNSP preserve a number of rare animal species including tidewater goby, bald eagle.
  • These species lives near river and listed in very endangered list.
  • The mammals black bear, coyote, cougar, bobcat, beaver, river otter, black-tailed deer, and elk found here.
  • California sea lions, Steller sea lions and harbor seals live near the sea shore.

 

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Walk through Redwood national park

 

Due to the Importance of Redwood National Park ecosystem, the park listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

 

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