Broken Top - 13th Largest Tree in Atlas Grove
Height: 265.42+ ft (80.90+ m) Elevation: 180 ft (55 m) GPS Latitude: 41.36689
Volume: 13,063 ft3 (370 m3) Creek: Boyes Creek GPS Longitude: -124.01627
Width: 13.91 ft (4.24 m) Grove: Atlas Grove Discovery Date: 1991
Age: Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods SP Discovered By: Michael W. Taylor

Notes: Broken Top is the 30th largest tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and the 13th largest tree in Atlas Grove.

Broken Top should not be confused with another Broken Top tree which grows in Nelder Grove in Sierra National Forest.

Drive: Broken Top is 261 mi (420 km) north of San Francisco near the community of Orick.

From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Orick, take exit 753 Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway. Drive north 1.5 mi (2.4 km) on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway to Cal-Barrel Road. Turn right onto Cal-Barrel Road, drive east 650 ft (198 m), and park just before the road turns left through a gate.

Hike: From the parking area hike southwest 315 ft (96 m) off-trail to Broken Top.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 315 ft (96 m) Ascent: 0 ft (0 m)
Time: 5 min Off-Trail: 315 ft (96 m) Descent: 0 ft (0 m)
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