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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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Address: Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831/335-4598
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.

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Roaring Camp Steam Train Through Santa Cruz Redwoods
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The tallest trees in the world

We had intended to take the steam train out of Roaring Camp but only to find out that at this time of year, it only ran 1 day a week. There is a nice hiking path though that will... read more

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had intended to take the steam train out of Roaring Camp but only to find out that at this time of year, it only ran 1 day a week. There is a nice hiking path though that will take you to see the redwoods. It's a very easy walk and it's well worth it. The trees are huge!!

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly staff in visitors center. Nice little museum inside and can get maps for trail describing trees along the path. Travelled on the trail to see the redwoods. Biggest one 18 feet by 25 stories. Some you could crawl inside or pose between for photos. Did not find a banana slug---too dry. Also, look for the California Bay Laurel trees... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This state park is about 7-8 miles north of Santa Cruz on a winding road. Took the Redwood Grove loop which starts at the Visitor Center and was a flat, easy walk of less than a mile. Very scenic, great redwoods, quiet.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful park. Great selection of walks - nice easy 1+ mile walk close to car park, others much longer along valley or river. Small beach area very close to car park on the creek. Beautiful, majestic redwoods all around and nice, easy drive from Santa Cruz. Well worth the drive and opportunity to spend some peaceful time in nature.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Trail 15-20 min before Santa Cruz we went late- got caught up with late lunch but still decided to go. It a was such a great way to spend the afternoon. Beautiful hike through the redwoods next to the creek and birds chirping. well shaded and moderate hike on the Bennet Creek to Fall Creek trail.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is a wonderful place to go to take in the "sites, sounds & smells of nature. The park is huge with lots of trails. Bring bug repellent. Enjoy the piece and quite of the Redwoods with a picnic lunch or hike around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way from SanFran to Monterey we drove up to see the Redwood trees. We paid 10 $ for parking and went for a hike along the loop. It was such a beautiful hike and the air was so clean ...we just loved it!! It`s a must see!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, I walked the one mile loop many times and then walked over to catch the train up into the woods, it is a great time of both and makes for a very fun day. Dont miss the natura center.

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Arroyo Grande, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The campground was a little noisy. At one point people started yelling out for a particular group to quiet down. That was interesting. But the sites were a good size. The location was close to everything I wanted, but not too close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way from Monterey to San Francisco in August 2016 we went through Santa Cruz area and visited Henry Cowell park (located about half an hour away from Santa Cruz. You can combine a visit in both places). At the entrance there is a cute visitor center with information about the Redwood trees and the region. The park has... More 

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