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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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Address: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
Phone Number: 831-338-8860
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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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Had a wonderful two nights staying in the cabins at Big Basin. Comfy beds and even a wood burning stove inside. Amazing trails. Over 80 miles in a glorious Redwood forest. Not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Mill Valley, California
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Alhambra, California
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a couple of nights here on the way home from Humboldt Redwoods SP....learning the history of the park from the nice folks at the Visitors Center, walking the Redwood Loop and staying in Blooms Creek Campground. Showers/toilets pretty clean. Many families here with children...planes can be heard overhead and cars driving the 236...not as peaceful as Humboldt Redwoods SP... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful two nights staying in the cabins at Big Basin. Comfy beds and even a wood burning stove inside. Amazing trails. Over 80 miles in a glorious Redwood forest. Not crowded during the week. Renew and refresh there. Great trip!

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Webster, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this state park for a short visit to get a close up look at some giant redwood trees. We did not plan on camping and were not prepared to hike. There is one very large tree that is quite obvious in the center of the main arrival area. We had great difficulty finding maps or directions to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite state park. You can hike all the way to the coast. Many well groomed trails and even some disabled accessible trails.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were here in June 2016 to see the Redwoods. The drive was pleasant especially as we started early in the morning. The park was less crowded and was therefore, peaceful. The two lane curvy road is very narrow driving southwest on the way to the Big Basin Redwoods State Park. There are a few pullouts where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the place in a large group hat included adults and teens, we all loved it!! We drove from San Jose through a very nice scenic route, lots of turns though for the dizzy ones... The park is just amazing!! You pay a nominal entrance per car to park, we were lucky to park nearby as parking is hard,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive up here is winding and the parking lot gets full quickly, so best to come early. The park is nevertheless beautiful and fun to go through. You can set your own pace or pick what trails to hike on. All very nice. Highly recommend it.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here with our kids on a drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles. We didn't have time to head north of San Francisco, but wanted to show them some Redwoods. It was so spectacular and worth going out of the way a little. First, it is a great state park - clean, lots of helpful rangers, super kids... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From young Natalie that checked us in, to the the Sempervirens' Falls on the Sequoia trail - WOW! Our 'Griswold' CA adventure had the Walk of Fame, Universal Studios and Solvang - all the best at phoney you can get - but this place is the real deal. I want to personally thank all the staff employed by the great... More 

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bigger than Muir woods another last stand of old growth redwoods and three waterfalls along Berry creek. Park extends to the ocean

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