Monday, January 05, 2009

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Big Basin Redwoods State Park is California's oldest State Park and was established in 1902. The original 3,800 acres have been expanded to about 18,000 acres. Big Basin Redwoods State Park has largest continuous stand of ancient Coast Redwoods south of San Francisco. Located within the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains, 20 miles north of Santa Cruz and is a two hour trip from San Francisco. Activities included over 70 miles of hiking trails, nearly 200 campsites and giant redwood trees giant redwoods, many of which tower over 250 feet high. If you live in northern California the Big Basin Redwoods State Park is great for a day trip or a week-long camping expedition. The park is open every day year round from 6:00am to 10:00pm. The park is 25 miles northwest of Santa Cruz via Highways 9 and 236 and about 65 miles south of San Francisco.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, California, U.S.A.
95006-9064