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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
+1 831-338-8860
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Redwoods tree...huge

If you don't want to travel too far to the Sequoia forest to see the giant trees, here is an... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Camping experience was great!

We stayed on an RV site and it was fantastic! Loved waking up amongst the beautiful redwoods! We... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Sarah M
Jersey, United Kingdom
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Towering redwoods meet the sandy beach, offering something outdoorsy for everyone.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006-9063
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

If you don't want to travel too far to the Sequoia forest to see the giant trees, here is an alternative. Although they the redwoods are not as big as the Sequoia, you will be amazed by the size of the truck as well as...More

Thank Psyduck_3000
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We stayed on an RV site and it was fantastic! Loved waking up amongst the beautiful redwoods! We did some walks too which were gorgeous! Boulders creek is handy to drive to for food shopping etc! Also easier access to the sites from that side...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed August 3, 2017

While on business in San Jose, I took a day to visit the Redwood Forest. Big Basin has something for everyone, and after a long gorgeous drive on Bear Creek Road (very winding mountain road!) with lots of beautiful trees and scenery, I was so...More

2  Thank LuanaRubin
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The drive is stunning ....especially when you take the drive all the way through past the park down to saratoga. Big basin redwood park has excellent hiking trails...dress appropriately....can either be very warm or very cool. Trails are marked well and decent to hike on....More

Thank Bryon B
Reviewed July 30, 2017

This was a great day trip from San Francisco and a great get away from tourist trap! Redwoods are MAGNIFICENT! It was a great, scenic drive also!

Thank Debra G
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is a fabulous park to wander among gigantic, old growth redwood trees. Some of the largest redwoods in the U.S. are found here and can be viewed on a short, easy walking trail. There are other, longer trails available if you want to really...More

2  Thank Garry517
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Seeing the beautiful redwoods was one of the highlights of our trip. Almost a spiritual experience.The park was very nice, as was the gift shop. We had a tasty sandwich at the park snack bar. Only downsides - we were there on a holiday weekend...More

Thank Melissa042
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Drive up from Santa Cruz was great. Very windy road and mountainy. Went on short loop hike. Loved the trees and pine smell. okay bathrooms. great pictures. must do!

Thank ibm600
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We had an excellent hiking at Big Basin Redwood State Park. Our kids explored the trees and the habitat. The park was well organised with clear signage. The Redwood Loop Trail was easy for even toddlers yet enjoyable for all ages with its informative explanation...More

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Great time but summer this year compare to past = bring your bug spray. With the rain comes the mosquitos.

Thank Joan S
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August 9, 2017|
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Response from 1mammy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe the bus can travel there but you will not be allowed to park in the camp sites
July 30, 2017|
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Response from Cruiser_D_R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. This is a State Park, it would be easy to contact them. Good luck
June 11, 2017|
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Response from sylvain m | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your allocated time. Check on Google maps. We took the long way and enjoyed the twisty toads to the north entrance. Enjoy.... it is truly a beautiful park