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T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove
Davis | CA 95616

Davis, CA 95616

T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove is a beautiful place to visit if you're in the area. It's located at 990 West St, Dixon, CA 95262 and it has plenty of trees for shade or sunbathing. The best part about this park is that it's right near the Delta River! 

The Delta River provides fishing opportunities as well as easy access to boating and other water sports. If you are looking for an inexpensive way to spend your day then T. Elliott Weier Redwood Grove may be just what you need!

The arboretum's redwood forest is made up of 150 trees located along the Putah Creek. The closest visitor parking to this beautiful sight can be found in Lot 5, near a connection with an old bridge that has been renovated and renamed after one of the botany professors who helped establish the campus' Arboretum back in 1936.

Have a picnic at the Redwood Grove. The coast redwood grove is a popular spot for picnics because of its magical atmosphere and tranquil beauty. It has one of the biggest collections of coast redwoods outside their natural region and has many trees that are over 60 feet tall despite being young.

T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove
Davis | CA 95616

There's also an interpretive plaque to learn about how it was planted, along with information on why you're allowed to have picnics here! Beginning in 1941, students and professors planted the grove, which is one of the biggest collections of coast redwoods outside their natural region.

The redwood grove is home to some of the biggest collections of Sequoia sempervirens or coastal redwoods. In addition to these trees, there are outstanding specimens of giant sequoias and deciduous dawn redwoods on display which have been growing for at least 50 years.

These towering trees provide a gloomy cathedral-like ambiance just a few minutes walk from central Campus Quad where willows, dogwoods (red osier), rushes, and other shade-loving plants common in California's forests cover stream banks creating an open environment similar to that found in their natural habitat.

The Redwood Grove was restored over the summer and fall of 2003, due in part to generous gifts of students. Part of this restoration was:

  • New picnic tables and benches were installed along with new lighting for better visibility at night

  • Enhanced irrigation systems helped maintain a healthy redwood environment

  • Informative signage also provided information about local trails around campus as well as other helpful shortcuts throughout school property during after hours

  • An improved gathering circle with a small fountain completed this makeover project that brought life back into The Red Woods.

Dixon, California is blessed with some of the area’s most interesting and historically significant attractions. Here’s a list of some of our favorites:

  • Bohart Museum of Entomology

  • Putah Creek Riparian Reserve

  • Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology

  • Cool Patch Pumpkins

  • The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

  • Berryessa Brewing Co.

  • Manetti Shrem Museum

  • UC Davis Arboretum

All of these wonderful points of interest are located just a short distance from our central location at 1150 North 1st Street in Dixon! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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