Hiding in a lush redwood forest is the moss-covered remains of limestone kilns used through the early 1900s. These long-abandoned stone structures have been slowly reclaimed by nature over the last century or so, and seeing them gives hikers a small glimpse into the industry that created California as we know it today. See them for yourself when you embark on this hike that leads you directly to them while showing off the blissful scenery that Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park has to offer.
Have you seen these abandoned kilns in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park? It’s amazing to think of the history that can be found hidden away in beautiful forests like this one! Tell us about your favorite historic hike in the comments below.
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