Pleiades 2 - 6th Largest Tree in Atlas
Height: 296.92+ ft (90.50+ m) Elevation: 180 ft (55 m) GPS Latitude: 41.36686
Volume: 22,944 ft3 (650 m3) Creek: Boyes Creek GPS Longitude: -124.01564
Width: 17.29 ft (5.27 m) Grove: Atlas Grove Discovery Date: 1991
Age: Park: Prairie Creek Redwoods SP Discovered By: Michael W. Taylor

Notes: Pleiades 2 is the 19th largest tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and the 6th largest tree in Atlas Grove. Humboldt State University forestry professor Stephen C. Sillett named the tree cluster after The Pleiades, seven daughters of the Greek Titan Atlas, whom the Greek Olympian Zeus placed among the stars as a constellation.

Drive: Pleiades 2 is 261 mi (420 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 1.5 mi (2.4 km) on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway to Cal-Barrel Road. Turn right onto Cal-Barrel Road, drive east 650 ft (198 m), and park just before the road turns left through a gate.

Hike: From the parking area hike southwest 150 ft (46 m) off-trail to Pleiades 2.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 150 ft (46 m) Ascent: 0 ft (0 m)
Time: 3 min Off-Trail: 150 ft (46 m) Descent: 0 ft (0 m)
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