Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park


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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park


Location:Near Felton on Highway 9 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Facilities:Family and hike/bike campsites, restrooms and showers, picnic area, trails (20 miles), self-guided nature path, nature center with exhibits, gift shop, food service (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, guided tours. Fishing is permitted in the San Lorenzo River during the steelhead and salmon season, approximately November through February.
Special Features:Park features 15 miles of trails through a forest of coast redwoods, Douglas fir, madrone, oak, and a stand of Ponderosa pine. The main park area contains old-growth redwoods. The tallest tree in the park is about 285 feet tall; the oldest trees are 1400-1800 years old.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:831-335-4598
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=546
Size: 4,316 acres.

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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, near Felton in the Santa Cruz Mountains, features hiking and riding trails through a forest that looks much as it did 200 years ago when Zayante Indians lived there.
Because the ranch lies between Wilder Ranch State Park and the University of California, Santa Cruz campus, the purchase creates a 7-mile unbroken corridor for wildlife, hikers, bikers and horse riders from Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park near Felton to the Pacific Ocean.
FELTON San Lorenzo River, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.