South Fork - Tallest Tree in Founders Grove
Height: 362.70+ ft (110.55+ m) Elevation: 393 ft (120 m) GPS Latitude: 40.35139
Volume: River: South Fork Eel River GPS Longitude: -123.92693
Width: 13.19 ft (4.02 m) Grove: Founders Grove Discovery Date:
Age: Park: Humboldt Redwoods SP Discovered By:

Notes: South Fork, also known as UT63, is the 22nd tallest tree in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, and the tallest tree in Founders Grove. The tree was named after the nearby South Fork Eel River.

Drive: South Fork 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. Turn right at the first intersection and drive south 400 ft (122 m) on California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants) to the parking area, located near 40.35155 -123.92665, on the right/west side of the road.

Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Weott, take Exit 663 South Fork Honeydew. Turn left onto Bull Creek Flat/Mattole Road, pass under the bridge, and turn right onto California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants). Drive south 0.3 mi (0.5 km) on California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants) to a small parking area, located near 40.35155 -123.92665, on the right/west side of the road.

Hike: From the parking area, walk south 95 ft (29 m) on California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants), past a large, fallen log on your right, to South Fork which stands beside the right/west side of the road.

Rating: Easy One-Way Distance: 95 ft (29 m) Ascent: 0 ft (0 m)
Time: 30 sec Off-Trail: 0 ft (0 m) Descent: 0 ft (0 m)
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