portola redwoods state park: Wordless Wednesday:Jalopy in the Woods - 04/28/10 02:56 AM
When hiking along the trails in some of our steep canyons, one occasionally rounds the bend and comes across a remnant of the past that makes you pause and reflect for a moment. This old car is right off the Peter's Loop Trail in Portola Redwoods State Park in San Mateo County. So close to the urban areas of the Peninsula like Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City, yet eons away in feel. … (15 comments)

portola redwoods state park: A Hike in Portola Redwoods State Park - 04/27/10 01:57 AM
Our San Francisco Peninsula is a delightful place in which to live, full of places to explore and enjoy. One of the lesser known gems is Portola Redwoods State Park nestled down in the bottom of the canyon. The park is located about 45-60 minutes from San Carlos or Palo Alto, and makes a wonderful destination for picnics and short hikes, as well as longer ones. As stated on the park's web site, "Portola Redwoods has a rugged, natural basin forested with Coast Redwoods, Douglas Firs and Live Oaks.Ā  There are eighteen miles of trails, a 53 site campground, four group … (4 comments)





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