When: Sun., April 24, 9:30 a.m. 2016
The North Group Sierra Club invites the public to a hike in the Smith River National Recreational Area and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park on Saturday, April 24. Carpools meet at 9:30 a.m.at the Hiouchi Ranger Station (Hwy. 199 opposite the Jed. Smith Campground entrance.) From the trailhead off South Fork Rd., there will be a climb past a succession of botanical communities and stunning views. Nearing 2,000', the trail levels and gradually descends through broken prairies to enter old growth redwoods as the hike nears Howland Hill Rd., where the shuttled cars await. This is a 10 mile hike with some elevation gain. Bring lunch, water, hiking boots. No dogs. By reservation only. For more info contact leader Melinda at (707) 668-4275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.