|Height:||321.19+ ft||(97.90+ m)||Elevation:||377 ft (115 m)||GPS Latitude:||41.77664|
|Volume:||23,876 ft3||(676 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:||1,520 y||Park:||Jedediah Smith Redwoods SP||Discovered By:||Stephen C. Sillett|
|Michael W. Taylor|
Notes: Sacagawea is the 28th largest coast redwood, the 7th largest tree in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and the 4th largest tree in the Grove of Titans. Cal Poly Humboldt 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), past Howland Hill Giant, 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.
There are two turnouts on the right/east side of the road. Park at the first turnout which is closest to the trailhead sign on the opposite side of the road.
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