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Butano State Park

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Byrne-Milliron Forest

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Castle Rock State Park

Adventure | Boulder Creek

David C. Daniels Nature Center

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Adventure | Felton

Mount Hermon Adventures

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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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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.

Butano State Park

Butano State Park doesn’t have the enormous ancient redwoods you’ll find at other Redwood State Parks, though it’s rumored that in some secret corner, far off-trail, there hides one of the tallest specimens in these mountains. Still, it more than makes up for lack of accessible old-growth groves with its biodiversity and panoramic views.

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.

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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

David C. Daniels Nature Center

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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