|Height:||296.92+ ft||(90.50+ m)||Elevation:||180 ft (55 m)||GPS Latitude:||41.36686|
|Volume:||20,822 ft3||(590 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 21st largest tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and the 5th 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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Photos: Pictures of Pleiades 2 Tree taken from different sides