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Big Basin Redwoods State Park Not a link Map of Quadrangle
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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Big Basin has 19,000 acres of first-growth redwood forests. Nice temperatures all year round. Very wet early in the year.

There is no potable water at any of the trail-camps. The streams are polluted by nearby civilization, so boil, filter, or treat all water before consumption.

The Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail runs through Big Basin - you can follow it uphill to Castle Rock State Park or downhill to the Rancho del Oso nature center near Highway 1.

Reservations are accepted for campsites, and a permit must be obtained from the Ranger's Station before camping at the trail sites.


Dogs Prohibited

Getting There

From highway 17, take Mt. Hermon Road west from Scott's Valley to Felton. Then follow highway 9 to highway 236. Highway 236 leads into the park.

USGS 7.5' Topo Maps

Ano Nuevo
Big Basin
Franklin Point

Further Information

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Reservations America

Links Map
An almost official Big Basin Redwoods web site

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