Portola Redwoods State Park
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|Portola Redwoods State Park|
Ferns in Portola Redwoods State Park
|Location||San Mateo County, California, USA|
|Nearest city||La Honda, California, USA|
|Area||2,800 acres (11 km2)|
|Governing body||California Department of Parks and Recreation|
Portola Redwoods State Park is a California state park, located in San Mateo County. Peters Creek and Pescadero Creek meet in Portola, and are the park's primary watercourses, and feature numerous tributaries. Tip Toe Falls is a small waterfall along Fall Creek, a tributary of Pescadero Creek.
Portola Redwoods State Park contains approximately 18 miles of hiking trails in the 2,800-acre park, a small car-camping campground of about 50 campsites, four group campsites, and 6 trail sites at Slate Creek Trail Camp. Portola Redwoods State Park is also home to the site of Page shingle Mill, for which Page Mill Road is named.
- Gudde, Erwin G. (1998). California place names : the origin and etymology of current geographical names (4th ed., rev. and enl. ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 299. ISBN 0520213165.
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|Open Space Preserves|
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