Self-Guided Hikes at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve

These hikes can be enjoyed anytime during open hours.
Open: 8am – 8pm
Leashed dogs only allowed on the road.
Parking fees: Free parking available at the entrance. $8 per vehicle ($7 seniors) if you drive into the park.

Easy and Accessible Hikes
  • 1 Mile: Take the Pioneer Trail from the park entrance to the  Armstrong Tree and Forest Theater, returning via the same route.
  • 1.7 Miles: Take the Pioneer Trail from the park entrance to  the Armstrong Tree, then to the picnic area, and return.
Moderate Hikes
  • 2.2 Miles with a 400′ climb: Take the East Ridge Trail from  the front parking lot to the picnic area and return to the entrance via the Pioneer Trail.
  • 2.3 Miles with a 500′ climb: Take the Pioneer Trail from the  entrance to the Armstrong Tree. Then take the Pool Ridge Trail to the picnic area. Return to the entrance via the Pioneer Trail.
Moderate to Strenuous Hikes
  • 3.3 Miles: This is a combination of the two moderate hikes. Take the East Ridge trail from the front parking lot to the picnic area. Then take the Pool Ridge Trail to the Armstrong Tree and return to the entrance via the Pioneer Trail.

Health Partners:

Kaiser Permanente   /   St. Joseph Health   /   Sonoma Valley Hospital   /   Sutter Health