Gemini - 11th Tallest Tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods SP
Height: 345.00+ ft (105.16+ m) Elevation: 200 ft (61 m) GPS Latitude: 41.37489
Volume: Creek: Prairie Creek GPS Longitude: -124.01367
Width: Grove: Otis Grove Discovery Date:
Age: Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods SP Discovered By:

Notes: Gemini is the 11th tallest tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and the tallest tree in James and Fredda Otis Grove. Gemini appears (from 3:48 to 3:55 and 10:28 to 10:46) in the National Geographic Explorer program Climbing Redwood Giants.

Drive: Gemini 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 1.8 mi (2.9 km) on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway and turn right into the to the Big Tree Wayside parking lot 0.4 mi (0.6 km) past Cal-Barrel Road.

Hike: From the trailhead at the northeastern corner of the parking lot, hike east 40 ft (12 m) to the junction with Foothill Trail. Turn left at the trail junction and hike north 735 ft (224 m) on Foothill Trail, past Big Tree, to Gemini which stands on the right/east side of the trail.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 775 ft (236 m) Ascent: 1 ft (0 m)
Time: 5 min Off-Trail: 30 ft (9 m) Descent: 0 ft (0 m)
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