Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway, a drive through old-growth redwood forest
Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway is a very scenic drive located in Humboldt County, California, in USA.
Located within the Redwood National and State Parks of Northern California, the road is a segment of former US Route 101. It’s totally paved. It’s open from sunrise to sunset and no commercial vehicles are permitted. It’s the scenic alternative to Hwy 101. It’s one of the most scenic drives in the Redwood National and State Parks.
The road running through old-growth redwood forest is 14.80km (9.2 miles) long with little to no traffic. It was named after Newton Bishop Drury, the fourth director of the American National Park Service. The drive tops out at 267m (875ft) above the sea level.