A Masterpiece of Nature: The California Redwood


The California Redwood,

1200-1800 years old,

growing taller than 300 feet,

is a true masterpiece of nature.


The tallest tree in the world, at 379 feet, is a California Redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens).


Photo taken July 30th, 2013

San Mateo Memorial Park

Where the tallest tree is 225 feet, and 1600 years old.


WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Masterpiece


  1. We have a redwood in our front yard–a much newer model. LOL! They are wonderful, magnificent trees!


    1. The young ones are just as beautiful… only not so tall yet. 🙂


  2. leeannesteer says:

    beautiful shot!

    Sorry we weren’t able to hang too much, but it was good to see you. I hope you and Zelda & the boys had a good time. 🙂  We had a blast and will definitely be going to this campground again – maybe even this season. 🙂



    1. No worries! We had a wonderful, relaxing two days in the redwoods, and the boys played nonstop. It was so peaceful there! Glad you enjoyed the campground. 🙂


  3. Amy says:

    Yes, California Redwood!!! Great choice.


    1. They’re amazing trees.


      1. I hope to see them some day!


        1. I’m sure you will. 🙂


  4. What a beautiful photo — and a perfect choice for the challenge, “masterpiece.”


  5. Alex Jones says:

    The age and size impresses me.


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