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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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Address: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Phone Number: 831-338-8860
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Description: 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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there are miles of trails and lots of camping sites. we usually tent it, but there are canvas "cabins" available. the rangers are very helpful. they have a great jr ranger program... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

there are miles of trails and lots of camping sites. we usually tent it, but there are canvas "cabins" available. the rangers are very helpful. they have a great jr ranger program which our 9 year old loved. does get crowded on weekends and camping does bring out some idiots but this is a lovely, cool, sweet place to visit.

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Tucson AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very crowded on the weekends, very windy road but well worth the drive. Nice to get out of the city and cool off.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This review is more for the camping facilities than the park. Great family camping (cabin camping with space for a tent) can be found at Big Basin. Our favorite is Huckleberry tent cabins. Nice sites, reasonably well spread out among the redwoods. This year we somehow booked a "deluxe cabin" which was awesome -- it came with two double "beds"... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place is amazing! Not just a few trees but all around. Unbelievable until you are actually there. We rented a tent cabin for the night and also rented sleeping bags, pillows, lantern, etc. There is a little store as well.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place to visit. Very impressive to see these large redwoods. The park has some easy walk trails. Parking is limited, and it was a bit of a problem to find parking space on a July Sunday. Also notice that accessing the park by the nothern rute, you will have to drive at a narrow and bending route.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have visited Big Basin State Park in Boulder Creek a number of times. Its always a bit of a drive to get to so when we go, we plan a full day at the park. We have done a number of hikes and picnics at the park. They also have a nice campground at the park. There is one... More 

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Napa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very cool little redwood forest. Lots of hiking trails and horse trails. Be careful on the road though, very narrow and lots of people flying through it thinking they are the only ones out there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Got a smap and did a 7 mile loop which was fairly easy and beautiful. Ate a packed lunch, bring a tablecloth as tables are rustic Then did a short 1 mile loop across from gift shop. Majestic redwood trees are inspiring

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Fillmore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very well maintained park, clean restrooms. The trails are well marked and there are maps if you need one. The General Store is very well supplied with anything you may have forgotten. We had excellent smoothies. Great place to take a family and learn about nature. Feels like your in a different world yet so close to civilization.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was my first time to Big Basin, and I wasn't disappointed! We thankfully went on a Monday, so we missed the weekend crowd. Take the trail up to the Ocean View Vista point and prepare yourself for a lovely view. The interpretive trail was nice, but I thought the actual hike was much more interesting. Spend the day! And... More 

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Address: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006
Phone Number: 831-338-8860
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Boulder Creek

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