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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
(831) 338-8861

January 2019

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 27, 2019

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this fun and informative guided half-mile stroll through a magnificent old-growth redwood forest. Meet the famous Mother Tree, the Father of the Forest and the incredible Chimney Tree on this 90-minute walk. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Bring water and good walking shoes. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is…

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Discover Big Basin Redwoods Hike!

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 26, 2019

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Explore the park’s less travelled backcountry with Docent Barry Grimm. This moderately paced hike will be individually tailored to your group. Based on group size, experience level, and weather conditions, we will choose from the many trails that explore the park’s most scenic areas. Bring water and good hiking shoes. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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The Road Less Traveled: A Dog-Friendly Walk

January 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until January 27, 2019

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

On this dog-friendly walk, we travel North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwood groves along beautiful Opal Creek. We'll discuss redwood ecology and park history while exploring the deep shade of the redwood forest. This is a fun and easy, 3-mile, 2-hour walk with docent Diane Shaw. Dogs not required, but welcome! Bring water. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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February 2019

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2019

One event on February 18, 2019 at 1:00pm

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans?Join us for this fun and informative guided half-mile stroll through a magnificent old-growth redwood forest. Meet the famous Mother Tree, the Father of the Forest and the incredible Chimney Tree on this 90-minute walk. Stroller and wheelchair accessible. Bring water and good walking shoes. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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The Road Less Traveled: A Dog-Friendly Walk

February 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

On this dog-friendly walk, we travel North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwood groves along beautiful Opal Creek. We'll discuss redwood ecology and park history while exploring the deep shade of the redwood forest. This is a fun and easy, 3-mile, 2-hour walk with docent Diane Shaw. Dogs not required, but welcome! Bring water. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Discover Big Basin Redwoods Hike!

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 12:00pm

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Explore the park’s less travelled backcountry with Docent Barry Grimm. This moderately paced hike will be individually tailored to your group. Based on group size, experience level, and weather conditions, we will choose from the many trails that explore the park’s most scenic areas. Bring water and good hiking shoes. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Exploring Big Basin

February 5 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 26, 2019 at 9:30am

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Learn about redwoods, forest plants, fires, geology, history and more on these fun, varied hikes with docent Diane Shaw. Hikes are 5-8 miles and last up to 5 hours. We go rain or shine, but strong winds may cancel. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883.Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Ohlone Plant Use

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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No Safeway? No Home Depot? No pharmacy? How did the Ohlone Indians survive? Docent Eva Fewel will have plant samples and tools that the local Native Californians used. Learn how they collected, processed and used the local plants. Visit our campfire center any time during this drop-in program. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Felling the Giants

February 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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How did lumbermen cut down these tall, tall trees? What was life like in a logging camp? What tools did they use? Join docent Paul Fewel as he tells stories of the logging days and demonstrates how loggers were able to fell these giants—without chainsaws! You get to use some tools too! Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Berry Creek Falls Hike

February 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Travel deep into the heart of Big Basin as you experience a wide range of habitats on this moderate to strenuous 11-mile-loop hike. Wind through shady redwood canyons and climb dry ridges as you hike to the jewel of Big Basin—65-foot Berry Creek Falls. Bring lots of water, lunch, and wear layers. Docent Bill Rhoades will guide you on this seven-hour hike. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Romance in the Redwoods

February 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

On this easy, two-hour walk you'll learn about the courtship behaviors of some of the park's most fascinating plants and animals. Join docent Eva Fewel and discover how some Big Basin inhabitants celebrate love in the wild! Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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