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Thoroughly enjoyed the short visit

Getting to the park is probably the worst part given all the winding roads make for slow going. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
marcus_oh
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Redwood Forest

We’re from Ohio & have never seen such amazingly huge trees! It was definitely a must see for us on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HolliAS
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Blacklick, Ohio
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Towering redwoods meet the sandy beach, offering something outdoorsy for everyone.
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21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Getting to the park is probably the worst part given all the winding roads make for slow going. I really enjoyed stopping at this park and stretching my legs a bit. The easy trail with landmarks is great. You can pick up a brochure that...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re from Ohio & have never seen such amazingly huge trees! It was definitely a must see for us on this visit to CA.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HolliAS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off on our travels to visit the amazing Redwoods and we were not disappointed. Well worth taking the time to explore. Lots of families enjoying time out together. Great place.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mlm30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can recommend this place for tourists as well as locals from Bay Area. This place is amazing and not far at all. It is as beautiful for children as it is for adults. Impressive trees and a wonderful nature. I love this place and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Huckleberry tent cabins (site #15) over the weekend of October 18th. The cabins themselves are rustic, will a small word burning stove as the main interior feature. There are two double-size beds with a comfortable mattress top, along with a small...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank James E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our short visit did not do justice to this beautiful park. We were on our way from Monterey to San Jose airport for a red eye flight home. The drive to the park from Santa Cruz was beautiful as you were driving through forests. Lots...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sam S
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Shut off the world and return to nature. Walk among the giant red woods, take a tour . Lots of photo ops and history. The gift shop had some unique items. Loved the hike, go at your own pace.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank angel87815
Reviewed October 3, 2019

this was one of the best state parks ever visited. so many Big Redwoods everywhere. spent the whole day, first on the poplar loop trail then out on the amazing sequoia trail. this place was so much more than i expected. do not miss it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank cosmosquad
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to San Francisco. It was reasonable, friendly, clean and beautifully layed out with clear signage.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TWhittle
Reviewed September 17, 2019

The redwoods were huge. We asked a park ranger what trail to go on to see the biggest trees-Mother and Father and he directed us. About a 1/2 mile walk. You will be amazed at the size of these trees!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan D
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Julie S
March 19, 2019|
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Response from Matrix275 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see some trees, and one of the walks is super short, flat and fast to do.
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Greg B
March 2, 2019|
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Response from AnnaRabea | Reviewed this property |
We had campfires every night and cooked on them - there were no restrictions (we visited in November 2018).
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maryd2448
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
If you stay in the park and follow the trail, that is more than enough time. I was by my self and I had a great time!
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