Founders Grove

Notes: Founders Grove is located near the confluence of the South Fork of Eel River and Eel River in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The grove is home to Founders, the world's tallest tree from 1931-1957, which was named to honor paleontologist John Campbell Merriam, attorney Madison Grant, and geologist/paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn who founded Save the Redwoods League in 1918.

Founders Grove contains 2 former world's tallest trees (Dyerville Giant and Founders), 24 trees taller than 350 ft (106.78 m), and 4 trees taller than 360 ft (109.73 m).

Founders Grove includes the following coast redwoods:

  • Floodmark
  • Founders
  • Frank Atkins
  • Golden Vine
  • Javelin
  • Laura Mahan
  • Meanderfall
  • Mesa
  • Moundsprout
  • Obsidian
  • Rudolf Becking
  • Scarecrow
  • Sediment
  • Shamrock
  • South Fork
  • Springing Buck
  • Symmetrical Spiral
  • Tear Drop
  • Two Headed

South Fork is the tallest tree in Founders Grove.

Photos: Pictures of Founders Grove

Founders Grove - Entrance Founders Grove - Parking Lot Founders Grove - Dyerville Giant Tree Founders Grove - Founders Tree Founders Grove - South Fork Tree