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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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Address: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
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Towering redwoods meet the sandy beach, offering something outdoorsy for...

Towering redwoods meet the sandy beach, offering something outdoorsy for everyone.

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We went to the park shortly after the storms that had taken out a lot of the trails, but still found plenty to do here. The trails that are open have lots and lots of giant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the park shortly after the storms that had taken out a lot of the trails, but still found plenty to do here. The trails that are open have lots and lots of giant redwoods that our young kids loved to explore. The trails are pretty easy to navigate so I would say that while being in decent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They have a few stroller friendly options (basically a 1m walk around the 2 biggest trees). For those traveling w/o babies there are plenty more spectacular hikes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful two thousand year old redwood trees, easy to moderate hikes, ranger station with a small museum that shows the history of the park and surrounding Forrest. Road coming from Cupertino/Saratoga is a bit more challenging than coming from the Santa Cruz side

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Boulder Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a little girl my family would come here camping. This park is beautiful like no other in the world. There are many trails. A great place for kids to explore. They have nice little store where you can buy basic food items and camping equipment. Also, their is a nice gift shop. Good place for a picnic or BBQ.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had time to walk the shortest loop (which maybe took 30 minutes), but it was perfect to give us an idea of how amazing this park is. The redwoods are just incredible, especially for first timers, and the park is very clean with easy to navigate trails. Also, we drove here from San Francisco and the route we... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff in the main rangers office was a little dry. Funny since we were one of four cars at the park that morning. But that didn't take anything away from mother nature's amazing display. Trails range from easy to strenuous but all are well marked. Enjoy. A gem

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boston, ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the trees, as amazing as they are, for me the most amazing part was the miles and miles of narrow mountain roads with hundreds of turns, elevation changes, switchbacks and all through stunning scenery. I wish I had a better rental car, I need to come back here someday with an Ariel atom. I have never driven such an... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on a rainy Sunday, but the park was still a great visit. The redwoods are magnificent. Hiking trails with all levels endurance. Good restrooms. Downside is that you must hike through, no roads take you into the park area BUT the main road is a great drive. The 236 loop off Highway 9 is a great drive.... More 

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Martos, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from the top down to Boulder Creek, stopping every now and again for short walks. Amazing to see the giant redwoods in their natural state. The drive is free and a must-see when in the area.

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Oakland, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I hiked the waterfall Loop after a good amount of rain. There was significant water flow and the waterfalls were beautiful! On the 12 mile Loop you will see three separate waterfalls: Berry, Golden and Silver Falls. They are breathtaking during the rainy season, but pretty dry in the summer. We were exhausted after the hike, but... More 

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