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Stout Grove is generally considered to be the most scenic redwood grove in the park, and it is topped off by its location next to the beautiful Smith River. Smith River is a Wild and Scenic River that is the last major undammed river in California. It gets its unique jade green color from the serpentine geology.

On the Road: The trail is a short, easy, and family-friendly 0.6 miles. The bridge to cross the Smith River to Jedediah Smith Campground is only installed during summer. The wide gravel bar where the redwoods meet the river offers good swimming and minimal current.

Family Friendly: And easy and short hike with giant trees and fun swimming.

Gem Type: Other

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Dara Zimmerman

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Jul 1, 2020
Karan Shah
Walked across Smith river from Jedediah Smith Campground to get to Stout grove. Saw the most amazing and massive redwood trees.
Feb 28, 2020
Tom Herr
Fascinating short circle hike through towering Redwoods. Gentle trail near river.
Feb 3, 2020
Miguel Escarra
1at stop / river
Oct 19, 2019
Tim White
It was mammoth!!
Sep 23, 2019
C Montoya
Beautiful. Easy trail through an ancient landscape.
Aug 30, 2019
Shaun McAlpine
Aug 18, 2019
Jamey Webb
Jul 31, 2019
Doug Goodgion
Road trip with Nina on the way to Pasadena

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