|Height:||330.00+ ft||(100.58+ m)||Elevation:||209 ft (64 m)||GPS Latitude:||41.76625|
|Volume:||33,581 ft3||(951 m3)||Creek:||Mill Creek||GPS Longitude:||-124.11399|
|Width:||19.80 ft||(6.04 m)||Grove:||Goble Grove||Discovery Date:||1970|
|Age:||Park:||Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP||Discovered By:||Daniel M. Weyand|
Notes: Howland Hill Giant, also known as Howland Drive Tree and Weyand Tree, is the world's 29th largest tree, the 4th largest coast redwood, the 4th largest tree in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and the largest tree in Goble Grove. California State Parks ranger Daniel M. Weyand discovered the tree beside Howland Hill Road in 1970.
Howland Hill Giant is the only known tree which has a trunk 6 ft (2 m) wide 300 ft (91 m) above ground.
Humboldt State University forestry professor Stephen C. Sillett photographed the view from the treetop.
Drive: Howland Hill Giant is 289 mi (465 km) north of San Francisco near Crescent City.
Northbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Humboldt Road just south of Crescent City, CA. 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 2.8 mi (4.5 km) to the parking spot.
Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Elk Valley Road just south of Crescent City, CA. 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 3.3 mi (5.3 km) to the parking spot.
Park where you see this pair of trees on the right side of the road. The rightmost tree is Howland Hill Giant.
Hike: Hike 40 ft (12 m) from the parking area to Howland Hill Giant.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||40 ft||(12 m)||Ascent:||2 ft||(1 m)|
|Time:||13 sec||Off-Trail:||40 ft||(12 m)||Descent:||1 ft||(0 m)|
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Photos: Pictures of Howland Hill Giant Tree taken from different sides