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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
+1 831-338-8860
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What can I say, the redwoods are amazing!! My family walked Redwood Loop Trail. It was a nice... read more

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Conyers, Georgia
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I only had a couple hours to spare, but made this stop and I was sure glad I did. The trees are an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Towering redwoods meet the sandy beach, offering something outdoorsy for everyone.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
+1 831-338-8860
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What can I say, the redwoods are amazing!! My family walked Redwood Loop Trail. It was a nice level, walk. It is something we will never forget.

Thank robin816
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had a couple hours to spare, but made this stop and I was sure glad I did. The trees are an amazing display of God's handiwork. The roads are very curvy getting to the park. I had fun driving them, but some might...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had driven along the Pacific Coast Highway to Santa Cruze on our way to San Jose and decided to take Route 9 towards Boulder Creek and then Route 236 to Big Basin Redwood State Park. What an amazing place, but it is the ride...More

Thank Rhonda A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we have visited other groves before, like Muir Woods and some of the more northern parks that make up Redwoods National Park. These trees are always a wonder to behold...it just doesn't get old for us. This park did seem less crowded and touristy...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitors and we loved it. They change $10 parking and if you want to you can pay 25cents for a pamphlet to do the 30 minute trail walking tour.

Thank Russel D E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ancient Redwood Groves are magnificent. Explore! Hike beyond the Sequoia Trail. We took the Meteor Loop! Go early to avoid the crowds. Take a picnic lunch... lots of secluded picnic spots. The rangers are helpful for recommendations!

Thank Shauna A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family with 2 boys under age of 7. So we were looking for a trail to keep them busy for few hours and enjoy the nature. Sequoia trail was a perfect choice. On the trail we saw many banana slugs as anticipated...More

Thank Iskorka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our brief CA trip. A map sign near the entrance shows all of the trails and suggests hiking routes ranging from easy to strenuous. We chose one of the medium ones, about 6 miles. We were pretty tired afterwards but...More

Thank 18musicians
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I highly recommend this state park. It is absolutely gorgeous and filled with redwoods. There are several trails for you to enjoy, including one that is a simple flat (but not paved) trail that does a loop around some of the biggest redwoods in the...More

Thank Marisa F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had fun hiking around Big Basin State Park. While we were hiking the trails are legit and we rarely saw other people which was nice. We had planned to go to Muir Woods but are happy we went to Big Basin instead as we...More

Thank rapitch
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10 August 2017|
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Response from 1mammy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe the bus can travel there but you will not be allowed to park in the camp sites
31 July 2017|
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Response from Cruiser_D_R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. This is a State Park, it would be easy to contact them. Good luck
12 June 2017|
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Response from Carlo0647 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the time you arrive in San Francisco, you'll have about a two hour drive to get to Big Basin over some mountainous routes. If you're used to mountainous driving, it shouldn't be much of a problem but if you... More