Pinnacle - World's 28th Tallest Tree
Height: 364.00+ ft (110.95+ m) Elevation: 161 ft (49 m) GPS Latitude: 40.34012
Volume: Creek: Bull Creek GPS Longitude: -123.94372
Width: 10.00 ft (3.05 m) Grove: Lower Bull Creek Flat Discovery Date:
Age: Park: Humboldt Redwoods SP Discovered By: Chris K. Atkins
Michael W. Taylor

Notes: Pinnacle is the world's 28th tallest tree, the 19th tallest tree in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, and the 4th tallest tree in Lower Bull Creek Flat.

Drive: Pinnacle is 195 mi (314 km) north of San Francisco near the community of Weott.

Northbound: From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Weott, take exit 663 South Fork Honeydew and turn left onto California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants). Turn left under the bridge onto Bull Creek/Mattole Road.

Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Weott, take exit 663 South Fork Honeydew and turn right onto Bull Creek/Mattole Road.

Drive west 1.6 mi (2.6 km) on Bull Creek/Mattole Road to a sign on the left/south side of the road which reads Rockefeller Forest - Lower Bull Creek Flat. Just past the sign, turn left down a steep road toward the Lower Bull Creek Flat parking area.

Hike: From the trailhead, hike past the Bull Creek Flats Trail sign to the Rockefeller Forest Loop Trail sign approximately 120 ft (36 m) from the parking lot. Turn right and hike southwest 0.2 mi (0.3 km) on Rockefeller Forest Loop Trail to Pinnacle which stands beside the trail on your left.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 0.2 mi (0.3 km) Ascent: 13 ft (4 m)
Time: 5 min Off-Trail: 10 ft (3 m) Descent: 35 ft (11 m)
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