Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Boulder Creek

4.8
#24 of 169 in Beaches in California
Visit California's oldest state park, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, where the ocean meets towering redwood forest. Marked as the tallest trees in the world, redwoods here stretch as tall as 106 m (350 ft). This park, founded in 1902, is a California Historic Landmark, as it preserves the grandeur of the biggest continuous stand of ancient coast redwoods below San Francisco. You can hike over 130 km (80 mi) of trails, ranging from easy to strenuous. Other favorite activities include camping and picnicking. Observe the forest's wildlife, including deer, herons, and bobcats. If you bring your dog, note that man's best friend is not allowed on hiking trails. Put Big Basin Redwoods State Park into our Boulder Creek trip itinerary builder tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Boulder Creek.
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  • October 1, 2017
    The drive to state park is adventurous and not for those with weak stomach. The park itself is very nice with giant redwood trees thousands of year old. There are few trails and we oped on one with 3 ...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    What can I say, the redwoods are amazing!! My family walked Redwood Loop Trail. It was a nice level, walk. It is something we will never forget.  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    I only had a couple hours to spare, but made this stop and I was sure glad I did. The trees are an amazing display of God's handiwork. The roads are very curvy getting to the park. I had fun driving t...  more »

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