Foothill - 21st Largest Coast Redwood
Height: 301.00+ ft (91.74+ m) Elevation: 341 ft (104 m) GPS Latitude: 41.38689
Volume: 26,500 ft3 (750 m3) Creek: Brown Creek GPS Longitude: -124.01566
Width: 19.06 ft (5.81 m) Grove: Russ Grove Discovery Date: 1995
Age: Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods SP Discovered By: Michael W. Taylor

Notes: Foothill, named after the nearby Foothill Trail, is the 21st largest coast redwood, the 10th largest tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and the 2nd largest tree in Joseph and Zipporah Russ Humboldt County Pioneers Grove.

Drive: Foothill is is 263 mi (423 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 2.9 mi (4.7 km) on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway and park at the pullout for the South Fork Trailhead on the right/east side of the road near 41.3876 -124.01731.

Hike: From the trailhead, hike east 0.2 mi (0.3 km) on South Fork Trail to the junction with Foothill Foothill Trail. Turn right at the trail juction and hike south 0.1 mi (0.2 km) on Foothill Trail to the trail exit point near 41.38692 -124.01526. Leave the trail here and hike east/downhill 100 ft (30 m) to Foothill.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 0.3 mi (0.5 km) Ascent: 70 ft (21 m)
Time: 10 min Off-Trail: 100 ft (30 m) Descent: 40 ft (12 m)
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