Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 24, 2022

Famed California redwood grove damaged by visitors reopens with new elevated boardwalk

KTLA reports

A famed and ancient grove of redwood trees in Northern California that was damaged by an influx of visitors has reopened to the public with a new 1,300-foot-long elevated boardwalk.

When word got out on social media about the once-secret off-trail location of the Grove of Titans in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, visitors flocked to the grove, cutting a complex web of unplanned trails through the area.

The increased foot traffic destroyed plants and damaged the trees’ shallow root systems, according to Save the Redwoods League.

Read more  Famed California redwood grove damaged by visitors reopens with new elevated boardwalk | KTLA


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