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Byrne-Milliron Forest

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Adventure | Felton

Mount Umunhum

Adventure | Los Gatos

Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve

Adventure | Los Gatos

The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park

Adventure | Santa Cruz

Wilder Ranch State Park

Adventure | Santa Cruz

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Adventures in Felton

04 | 28 | 2018

Nestled in San Lorenzo Valley in the Santa Cruz Mountains is the quaint, historic town of Felton with a population just over 4,000. Things to do and see include 80 miles of hiking trails at a nearby state park, a restored 1892 covered bridge, and rides on a...

Awesome Panoramic Views

04 | 24 | 2018

This one is the most accessible and truly a drive-up panoramic views in the mountains as it boasts the best view directly from the parking area, which is adjacent to Highway 9. While you can walk down the Skyline to the Sea Trail in either direction to find...

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Guide To Goat Rock

A great staging ground for a number of adventures, from bouldering to rock climbing, day hiking to backpacking, and even birding. The crown jewel, Goat Rock, is a limestone formation that is typical of the park’s geology and the splendid vistas boast one of the absolute best views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Hike to Berry Creek Falls

One can experience an excellent hike to the iconic Berry Creek Falls by hiking a 9-mile out-and-back trail from Big Basin HQ. Of course, the full splendor comes on the 11-mile loop, with three additional waterfalls, all of them along the spectacular Berry Creek Falls Trail.

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Though it’s not the biggest park in the county, there are hiking, biking, and equestrian options beyond what’s described here. It’s strongly recommended that adventurers go by the Visitor Center and talk to the docents about hike ideas, trail closures, wildlife sightings, and whatever other...

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Places to Go & Things to Do

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Adventure | Boulder Creek

Butano State Park

Adventure | Pescadero

Byrne-Milliron Forest

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Castle Rock State Park

Adventure | Boulder Creek

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Adventure | Felton

Loch Lomond Recreation Area

Adventure | Felton

Mount Hermon Adventures

Adventure | Felton

Mount Madonna County Park

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Mount Umunhum

Adventure | Los Gatos

Mystery Spot

Adventure | Santa Cruz

Portola Redwoods State Park

Adventure | Woodside

Roaring Camp Railroads

Adventure | Felton