Yes, it's a tourist place and on a Saturday afternoon we thought we'd have hoards of people to contend with. But it wasn't like that. After we admired Paul Bunyan and Babe we entered and proceeded to be awed!
Our traveling companions, Scotty and Anne
Cathedral Trees, where they do perform marriages!
Halfway through the trail there is a gondola ride to the top of the mountain
Where you are treated to this view of the Pacific Ocean
This part of the trail had some logging and it's amazing to see the trees recover from such a drastic, traumatic event. The trees are continuously sending out shoots and limbs
a root ball
Can you see the three trees growing on this tree limb? The redwoods have families!
small flowers can be found amongst the redwood giants