Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway
Paved road through Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. No commercial vehicles permitted. Drive through old-growth redwood forest, offers access to numerous trail heads, such as Big Tree and Ah Pah.
Length of Byway or Route: ten miles / sixteen kilometers
This scenic alternate to Highway 101 begins six miles north of Orick or four miles south of Klamath.
Access to Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and Elk Prairie, a favorite browsing area for Roosevelt elk. For elk information, tune your radio to 1610 AM in this area.
Big Tree: Use Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway to reach Big Tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park. The 100-yard trail to Big Tree is paved. Big Tree is a coast redwood tree measuring 304 feet tall and 21 feet in diameter.
Cal-Barrel Road: 30 minutes one way. A quick side trip at the southern end of the parkway. The narrow, winding road allows you time to look upon colossal redwoods. Trailers or motor homes prohibited.