Samuel P. Taylor State Park

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Samuel P. Taylor State Park
California State Park
Natural Monument (IUCN III)
Country United States
State California
County Marin
Location
 - coordinates 38°1′42″N 122°43′0″W / 38.02833°N 122.716667°W / 38.02833; -122.716667Coordinates: 38°1′42″N 122°43′0″W / 38.02833°N 122.716667°W / 38.02833; -122.716667
Area 2,700 acres (1,092.7 ha)
Founded 1945
Managed by California State Parks
Nearest city San Francisco, California

Samuel P. Taylor State Park is a state park located in Marin County, California. It contains approximately 2,700 acres (11 km2) of redwood and grassland. The park contains about 600 acres (2.4 km2) of old-growth forest[1], some of which can be seen along the Pioneer Tree Trail.[2]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Bolsinger, Charles L.; Waddell, Karen L. (1993), Area of old-growth forests in California, Oregon, and Washington, United States Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Resource Bulletin PNW-RB-197, http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/pnw_rb197.pdf
  2. "The Pioneer Tree Trail". Redwood Hikes. http://www.redwoodhikes.com/Taylor/Pioneer.html. Retrieved 2009-01-19.