hiking

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walking

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no dogs

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wildlife

This park features 15 miles of hiking and riding trails through a forest that looks much the same as it did 200 years ago. Zayante Indians once lived in the area, where they found shelter, water and game. Henry Cowell Redwoods is home to a centuries old Redwood Grove that features a self-guided nature path. It also boasts other old-growth woods such as Douglas fir, mandrone, oak and a stunning stand of Ponderosa pines. The park has a picnic area above the San Lorenzo River. Anglers fish for steelhead and salmon during the winter. The park has a nature center and bookstore. The main park area contains the large, old-growth redwoods, while the northern area (Fall Creek) has about 20 miles of hiking trails. The tallest tree in the park is about 285 feet tall, and about 16 feet wide. The oldest trees in the park are about 1400 to 1800 years old. The park is near Felton on Highway 9 in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Day Use Annual Pass is accepted at this park. Open Sunrise to Sunset.

hiking
24 days ago

Such a beautiful hike! Enough hills to keep it interesting without overexerting yourself. Love this place!

25 days ago

Perfect 5 for nature beauty otherwise moderate easy going trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Great trail for a hike in the redwoods. Not overly scenic but not a lot of people either.

hiking
1 month ago

It was a beautiful hike listening to the creek flowing and an occasion distant steam train whistle from Roaring Camp. A fresh mountain slide blocking the trail was the only thing that made it slightly treacherous. The rest was a breeze. I can imagine a couple of places on Fall Creek Trail leading in that might be slick without hiking boots during rainy weather.

hiking
1 month ago

It was beautiful. Mostly shaded. Only ran into a few people. There are a lot of places to enter without paying for parking. There are A LOT of trails so just pay attention to the app so you know you're on the path you want to be on.

1 month ago

loved this hike! defiantly worth coming out and checking! Big Ben is a killer though! good luck

on Redwood Loop Trail

2 months ago

2 months ago

2 months ago

Loved the stunning redwoods but no dogs is def a bummer.

2 months ago

2 months ago

good for junior hiking。

2 months ago

Longer than I expected but it was worth it!

Great. Always good to be among Giants!

Impromptu plan. Nice hike - challenging with a lot of cover

walking
2 months ago

Beautiful