|Height:||321.19+ ft||(97.90+ m)||Elevation:||377 ft (115 m)||GPS Latitude:||41.77664|
|Volume:||25,761 ft3||(729 m3)||Creek:||Mill Creek||GPS Longitude:||-124.10123|
|Width:||21.75 ft||(6.63 m)||Grove:||Grove of Titans||Discovery Date:||May 11, 1998|
|Age:||1,500 y||Park:||Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP||Discovered By:||Stephen C. Sillett|
|Michael W. Taylor|
Notes: Sacagawea is the 25th largest single-stem coast redwood, the 8th largest (7th largest single-stem) tree in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and the 5th largest (4th largest single-stem) tree in the Grove of Titans. Humboldt State University forestry professor Stephen C. Sillett and naturalist Michael W. Taylor named the tree to honor the famous Lemhi Shoshone indian Sacagawea who served as both guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition from 1805 to 1806.
Drive: Sacagawea is 290 mi (467 km) north of San Francisco near Crescent City.
Northbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Humboldt Road just south of Crescent City. Turn right onto Humboldt Road and drive 1.5 mi (2.4 km) north to Howland Hill Road. Turn right onto Howland Hill Road and drive 3.8 mi (6.1 km) to the parking area located at 41.77243 -124.09940.
Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101, exit Elk Valley Road just south of Crescent City. Turn left onto Elk Valley Road then drive 1.1 mi (1.8 km) to Howland Hill Road. Turn right onto Howland Hill Road and drive 4.4 mi (7.1 km) to the parking area located at 41.77243 -124.09940.
Hike: From the trailhead sign, hike north 0.6 mi (1.0 km) on Mill Creek Trail to the point where the trail turns right/south beside a large, fallen log on your left. Sacagawea stands to your right/west just across the trail from the fallen log.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||0.6 mi||(1.0 km)||Ascent:||162 ft||(49 m)|
|Time:||30 min||Off-Trail:||0 ft||(0 m)||Descent:||160 ft||(49 m)|
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Photos: Pictures of Sacagawea Tree taken from different sides