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Encyclopedia > Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Jedediah Smith Redwood Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
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Location: California, USA
Nearest city: Crescent City, CA
Coordinates: 41°71′0″N, 124°10′0″W
Area: 10,000 approximate acres
Established: 1929
Visitation: (in )
Governing body: California State Parks

Jedediah Smith Redwoods Park, established in 1929, was named after the noted fur trapper Jedediah Smith. Located in northern California, nine miles east of Crescent City on Highway 199, it was discovered by Jedediah Strong Smith during his 1826 expedition. The World Conservation Union or International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) is an international organization dedicated to natural resource conservation. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... Image File history File links Locator_Dot. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Crescent City is the county seat, and the only incorporated city, of Del Norte County, California, USA. It is named after the crescent-shaped stretch of sandy beach south of the city. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jedediah Strong Smith (born Jan. ...


External links

  • Official Park website
  • Redwoods Video - Supposed Bigfoot sighting

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