Visiting this redwoods state park was a memorable nature experience for our family. The towering trees are all different in sizes and idiosyncratic features. The tallest tree at this part is around 1500 years old; these trees have experienced history over the years. It was a time machine back into history.
During our 2020 wildfires in the bay area, this park was threatened by the fires, about 2 acres damaged. I thought this park was more heavily damaged, but it was Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 30 minutes father north from Henry Cowell State Park, that had more extensive damage from the fires. Their historic buildings burned down and redwood trees scorched or badly harmed by the flames.
Hopefully, the redwood trees will regrow with more strength and resilience over the years!
These flowers remind me of sweet bubble gum and summer afternoons. I haven’t seen these flowers on our common grounds before…must be a new addition or random seed. Whichever its source, they’re lovely.
Thanks Cee for hosting the FOTD challenge to share nature’s beauty with others!
Thank you readers for visiting and wishing you all a pleasant and healthy weekend.