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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Felton
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is a state park of California, USA, preserving mainly forest and riparian areas in the watershed of the San Lorenzo River, including a grove of old-growth coast redwood. It is located in Santa Cruz County, primarily in the area between the cities of Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, near the community of Felton and the University of California at Santa Cruz. The park includes a non-contiguous extension in the Fall Creek area north of Felton. The 4623acre park was established in 1954.GeographyThe main park covers approximately 1750acre, and the separate Fall Creek unit contains an additional 2390acre. The park lies within the southern end of the Northern California coastal forests ecoregion. In the numerous stream canyons live large populations of coast redwood, coast Douglas fir, California bay laurel, tanbark oak, California hazelnut, bigleaf maple and many other native species.
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  • It was pouring down rain when we went. Absolutely gorgeous. Anxious to go again without the rain so we can do all of the walking paths 
  • It’s not the home of the largest redwood trees - it doesn’t have the largest (drive thru) trees, but it but it is definitely worth a visit. It’s about an hours drive from Monterey. Entrance fee is $10...  more »
  • Stop in the visitors center and get some useful info about Redwoods and the other trees and wild life in this park. Take the redwood trail loop but be sure to pick up a brochure explaining the numbere...  more »