Girl Scout
Height: 308.00+ ft (93.88+ m) Elevation: 340 ft (104 m) GPS Latitude: 41.77922
Volume: Creek: Jordan Creek GPS Longitude: -124.12337
Width: 22.28 ft (6.79 m) Grove: National Tribute Grove Discovery Date: July 22, 2018
Age: Park: Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP Discovered By: Thomas Davidson

Notes: Girl Scout Tree, which resembles Boy Scout Tree nearby, is a large, double-stem coast redwood: two fused redwoods with a combined width of over 22 ft (6 m).

Drive: Girl Scout is is 291 mi (468 km) north of San Francisco near Crescent City.

Northbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Humboldt Road just south of Crescent City. Turn right onto Humboldt Road and drive north 1.5 mi (2.4 km) to Howland Hill Road. Turn right onto Howland Hill Road and drive north 3.1 mi (5.0 km), past Howland Hill Giant, to the Boy Scout Tree Trail sign and parking area located at 41.76856 -124.11022.

Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Elk Valley Road just south of Crescent City. Turn left onto Elk Valley Road and drive east 1.1 mi (1.8 km) to Howland Hill Road. Turn right onto Howland Hill Road and drive 3.6 mi (5.8 km) to the Boy Scout Tree Trail sign and parking area, located at 41.76856, -124.11022.

Hike: GPS-assisted navigation is recommended for this hike. From the trailhead, hike 1.3 mi (2.1 km) northwest on Boy Scout Tree Trail to the trail exit point, near 41.77845 -124.12417, beside a small tree in the middle of the trail. Exit the trail here and, using a GPS device, hike northeast 400 ft (122 m) off-trail to Girl Scout.

Rating: Moderate One-Way Distance: 1.4 mi (2.3 km) Ascent: 215 ft (66 m)
Time: 45 min Off-Trail: 400 ft (122 m) Descent: 129 ft (39 m)
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