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A friend and I stayed at the Fern River Resort for two nights in Cabin #15. Resort seems like a weird name for it, but we loved it here. Beautiful location in Felton surrounded by redwood trees. The cabin was clean and the beds were...More
There weren’t as many bullying signs in the cabin as I’d expected, although there were a couple of doozys in the office. The check in process was bereft of warmth but fast and efficient. I did have enough time to read some of the panolply...More
Response from FernRiver, Owner at Fern River Resort MotelResponded 25 February 2011
The best part of trip advisor for business owners is that it allows us to respond to constructive criticism.
The sign in the office actually states:
Make extra guest arraignments in advance.
Day use $8.00
This is related to the septic...More
We found Fern River Resort just days before our trip and booked the last cabin #14. It was great. Just the right size for a family of 5. Two adults in the one bedroom. teenager in the loft and two toddlers on the living room...More
Owner seemed pre-occupied with other things rather than running a resort. The owner appeared to have "let things go" and the general upkeep of the accommodation was poor. Quite a steep windy road leading to Santa Cruz (about 8 miles away) and difficult to identify...More
Okay location, with good access to Santa Cruz. The cabin we stayed in was basic, but this is to be expected. The owners gave the impression that running this business wasn't their ideal function in life, and at times it felt like just being there...More
Response from myroses2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could hike from the Resort to Henry Cowell Park. Once at the Park there a # of hiking trails as well. I can only give you the directions provided which is still a nice walk. You could also explore any trail area... More
Yes you could hike from the Resort to Henry Cowell Park. Once at the Park there a # of hiking trails as well. I can only give you the directions provided which is still a nice walk. You could also explore any trail area you come across once you make the turn towards the park. I hope this helps but this is the directions for hiking to the park.
20 min (1.0 mi) via Hwy 9 and N Big Trees Park Rd
Fern River Resort
Head west on Hwy 9 toward Macarthur Rd
Turn right onto N Big Trees Park Rd
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Ranger Office and Entrance Station, 101 North Big Trees Park Road, Felton, CA 95018