Explore some of the tallest trees in the world while camping near the Redwoods of Mendocino, California. Mendocino is a coastal town, but it is also in close proximity to ancient Redwood groves. Montgomery Woods State Reserve is only 30 miles east of Mendocino, and it is a great place to begin your Redwoods explorations. Pack a picnic and hike the Montgomery Trail to the Kellieowen Grove. Visitors will not only love the Redwoods, but beautiful fern forests and the pristine waters of Montgomery Creek. Although Montgomery Woods is small compared to some of the parks in California, it still boasts an impressive Redwood grove; the state reserve is home to a 367.5-foot tree that was once thought to be the tallest in the world.