Butano State Park


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Butano State Park


Location:On the San Mateo coast, off Highway 1, 3 miles northeast of the Gazos Creek Coastal Access Point by way of Gazos Creek Road, and about 4.5 miles southeast of Pescadero by way of the Pescadero and Cloverdale Roads.
Facilities:39 family campsites (21 developed, 18 walk-in sites), environmental campsites, hike/bike campsites, picnic areas, hiking trails, restrooms, visitor center (é), exhibits.
Activities:Camping, picnicking, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park is located in a redwood-filled canyon in the Santa Cruz Mountains, just three miles from the ocean. Trails meander through coastal scrub and redwood forests, and the higher mountains afford coastal views.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:650-879-2040
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=536
Size: 4,628 acres. Elevation: 500 feet.

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Butano State Park has forested trails under redwoods, plus campsites.
For an inland alternative, turn east about 5 miles north of Ano Nuevo on gravel Gazos Creek Road, which climbs to redwood-shaded Butano State Park (879-0173); from here, Cloverdale and Stage roads roll north over gentle hills to the hamlets of Pescadero and San Gregorio, respectively.