Metcalf Grove

Notes: Metcalf Grove, also known at Jesse H. Metcalf Memorial Grove, surrounds Elk Creek, Jordan Creek, and Mill Creek on the western side of Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Senator and Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf of Rhode Island donated this 1.5 mi2 (3.9 km2) tract of old-growth redwood forest to the State of California in 1939, and Save the Redwoods League dedicated the grove in 1942. Metcalf Grove became the second dedicated grove in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

Metcalf Grove includes the largest single-stem coast redwood (Juggernaut), the largest tree in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park (Juggernaut), and 1 of the 10 largest trees on Earth (Juggernaut). The grove contains 1 tree larger than 40,000 ft3 (1,133 m3).

Metcalf Grove includes the following coast redwoods:

Juggernaut is the largest tree in Metcalf Grove.

Photos: Pictures of Metcalf Grove

Metcalf Grove - Juggernaut Tree/Grogan's Fault Tree/Spartan Tree Metcalf Grove - Juggernaut Tree/Grogan's Fault Tree/Spartan Tree Metcalf Grove - Boy Scout Tree