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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

Exploring Big Basin

January 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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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Coffee Talk and Crafts

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

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

Come to the Sempervirens Room next to park headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! This is a great way to start your day in Big Basin. Docents will be happy to answer your questions about the park and help get you going on the right trail. And bring the kids for a fun craft activity! For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Ohlone Plant Use

January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

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.

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Felling the Giants

January 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

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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The Road Less Traveled: A Dog-Friendly Walk

January 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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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Hike to Ocean View Summit

January 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Escape the crowds on this 6-mile loop through shaded forest to a hilltop view of the coast. Join docent Steve Stolper as we climb the Meteor Trail through the trees, gaining 600 feet before emerging at Ocean View Summit. After a relaxed lunch we descend back into the forest and return to headquarters. Bring at least one liter of water, lunch, snacks, and appropriate clothing. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use…

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Redwood Grove Loop Walk

January 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm 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 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm 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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February 2019

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

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

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

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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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

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

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
+ Google Map
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, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

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, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

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, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

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, 2019 @ 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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Hidden Gems: Flowers of Big Basin!

February 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

There are many less-famous, yet still beautiful, plants in the redwood forest. Join docent Kathy Willott on this four-mile, three-hour walk and meet some of the hidden gems of Big Basin! Bring water and lunch. Heavy rain cancels. 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, 2019 @ 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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Snakes Alive!

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Why are snakes important to us? How do they see, smell, taste, and hear? What and how do they eat? What does a snake feel like? Come to the Sempervirens Room at park headquarters, meet docent Diane Shaw and her snake, and learn about the fascinating world of snakes. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Coffee Talk and Crafts

February 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Come to the Sempervirens Room next to park headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! This is a great way to start your day in Big Basin. Docents will be happy to answer your questions about the park and help get you going on the right trail. And bring the kids for a fun craft activity! For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.

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Hike to Buzzard’s Roost

February 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Develop your hiking muscles with this challenging 5-mile round trip to Buzzard’s Roost. Join docent Steve Stolper for a hike to a dramatic rock formation with a commanding view of the park. We gain 1,200 feet in elevation on the way up. After a relaxed lunch on the rocks, we return to headquarters. Bring at least one liter of water, lunch, snacks, and appropriate clothing. Rain cancels. Meet at park headquarters. For more information, call (831) 338-8883. Event free. Vehicle…

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April 2020

Hide and Seek, Nature Style (Live Stream)

April 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Camouflage! Play games and learn how animals hide from their predators! This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Free event.

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Big Basin’s Most Photographed Tree: The Auto Tree (Live Stream)

April 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Meet the Auto Tree, one of Big Basin’s oldest trees. Can you really drive through it? What caused the big hole in the tree? Bring your redwood questions to the program! This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Free event.

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Hide and Seek, Nature Style

April 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Camouflage! Play games and learn how animals hide from their predators! This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Free event.

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Animal Olympics

April 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Can you hold your breath for two hours? Jump to the top of a tree? Test your skills against the animals! Read along and activities. This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Pumas, Cougars, or Panthers!? – (Virtual)

April 23, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Learn all about this particular “Big Cat” with many names that roams the Santa Cruz Mountains and many other parts of California. This program is aimed at 4th-8th graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!:www.facebook.com/CastleRockStatePark. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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May 2020

Read-A-Loud in the Redwoods (Virtual)

May 3, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Join State Park Interpreter Susan as she reads The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer. Listen to this wonderful story about a boy who wanted to take a salamander home. What would it take to make the salamander feel at home? Sing about habitats too! This program is aimed at K-2ndgraders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs…

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Skulls and Pelts: Identifying the Animals of Big Basin (Virtual)

May 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Who lives in Big Basin? Learn to recognize some of our creatures by their skulls and pelts. See how large a mountain lion is compared to a bobcat. See the teeth of an opossum—so sharp! Join Interpreter Susan for an exciting look at some Big Basin critters.This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing.…

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Read-A-Loud in the Redwoods: Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing (Virtual)

May 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

NOT wear clothes! What do they wear? See some animal coverings too! This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Ticks!: How to Identify and Avoid (Virtual)

May 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

It’s definitely tick season. Learn how small ticks can be, how to best avoid them, and if they’re actually good for anything. This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Read-A-Loud in the Redwoods: Hey Little Ant (Virtual)

May 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Join State Park Interpreter Susan as she reads Hey Little Ant by Phillip and Hannah Hoose. This delightful book helps inspire compassion for others, including a little ant. Join the conversation, and learn some activities you can do to help children appreciate all creatures. This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all…

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In the Belly of a Redwood

May 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Join Interpreter Susan in one of the most inspirational places–inside a redwood family circle! Learn how these circles are created and experience being in the belly of a redwood. This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Read-A-Loud in the Redwoods: Everybody Needs a Rock

May 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Join State Park Interpreter Susan as she reads Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor. Ten rules explain how to find your own perfect rock, on a walk or in your backyard! This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Snakes Alive! (Virtual)

May 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Meet a live snake! Learn about snakes and their amazing adaptations for survival. Ask your questions about snakes and we’ll answer live! This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Snakes Alive! (Virtual)

May 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Meet a live snake! Learn about snakes and their amazing adaptations for survival. Ask your questions about snakes and we’ll answer live! This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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Read-A-Loud in the Redwoods: Redwoods

May 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Join State Park Interpreter Susan as she reads Redwoods by Jason Chin. A mix of fantasy and facts are used to tell the story of redwoods in this meticulously researched and lyrically written children’s book. This program is aimed at K-2nd graders and their families, but everyone can enjoy. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels.…

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In the Belly of a Redwood

May 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Join Interpreter Susan in one of the most inspirational places–inside a redwood family circle! Learn how these circles are created and experience being in the belly of a redwood. This program is for an all-ages audience. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when we go live!: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. If you are unable to join us live, all programs are recorded for later viewing. Heavy rain cancels. Free event.

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June 2020

Nature’s Supermarket (Virtual)

June 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

How would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…Find out how as we take a look at Nature’s Supermarket and make dinner the way it was done by the native Ohlone people 500 years ago! This interactive program will be simultaneously broadcast as a Zoom webinar and a Facebook Live. Registration is required for the Zoom webinar. To register, visit www.tinyurl.com/SantaCruzCampfire. Like our Facebook page to…

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July 2020

Slime Time! (Virtual)

July 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual junior ranger programs for 7 to 12 year old children during the COVID-19 pandemic. These fun, free Zoom webinars are scheduled on Mondays and Fridays at 10am each week in July. Children receive a digital stamp for each program they attend; after receiving a certain number of stamps, they can earn prizes! Join us to learn how a certain yellow, slimy invertebrate helps the tallest trees in the world.…

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Nature’s Supermarket (virtual)

July 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

How would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…Find out how as we take a look at Nature’s Supermarket and make dinner the way it was done by the native Ohlone people 500 years ago! Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when this pre-recorded program is premiered:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. Viewers will be able to post questions and comments during the premiere for a state park interpreter…

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August 2020

Lessons from the Redwoods (Virtual)

August 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

There’s‌ ‌more‌ ‌than meets the eye to Sequoia sempervirens! ‌‌Learn what redwoods can teach us about strength and values. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when this pre-recorded program is premiered: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. Viewers will be able to post questions and comments during the premiere for a state park interpreter to answer. The program will also be available for later viewing. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual campfire programs during the COVID-19…

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Mountain Lions Don’t Make Good Pets! (Virtual)

August 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

You probably shouldn’t cuddle with these cats, but what can we learn about their importance to the Santa Cruz Mountains? This interactive program will be broadcast as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required. To register, visit www.tinyurl.com/SantaCruzJuniorRangers. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual junior ranger programs for 7 to 12 year old children during the COVID-19 pandemic. These fun, free Zoom webinars are scheduled Friday through Monday at 10am each week in August.…

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Where Do Sandwiches Come From? (Virtual)

August 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Dig into an imaginary lunch as we trace it back to the beginning of the universe! This interactive program will be broadcast as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required. To register, visitwww.tinyurl.com/SantaCruzJuniorRangers. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual junior ranger programs for 7 to 12 year old children during the COVID-19 pandemic. These fun, free Zoom webinars are scheduled Friday through Monday at 10am each week in August. Children receive a digital stamp…

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Supersized Felines (Virtual)

August 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Explore the world of mountain lions, California’s largest cat, with an evening of songs, games, and trivia. Learn safety tips for visiting cougar country and why these elusive animals are an important part of a healthy California landscape. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when this pre-recorded program is premiered:www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. Viewers will be able to post questions and comments during the premiere for a state park interpreter to answer. The program will also be available for later viewing.…

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Who’s Awake When You’re Asleep? (Virtual)

August 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Learn about all the amazing ways that animals survive at night! This interactive program will be broadcast as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required. To register, visit www.tinyurl.com/SantaCruzJuniorRangers. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual junior ranger programs for 7 to 12 year old children during the COVID-19 pandemic. These fun, free Zoom webinars are scheduled Friday through Monday at 10am each week in August. Children receive a digital stamp for each program they…

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Skulls Tell It All! (virtual)

August 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

Predator or prey? Herbivore or carnivore? Skulls give us clues to how an animal survives. This interactive program will be broadcast as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required. To register, visit www.tinyurl.com/SantaCruzJuniorRangers. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County are offering virtual junior ranger programs for 7 to 12 year old children during the COVID-19 pandemic. These fun, free Zoom webinars are scheduled Friday through Monday at 10am each week in August. Children receive a digital stamp…

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To Infinity and Beyond (Virtual)

August 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, 95006
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Free

From the tallest trees on Earth to the most distant planets, join us for a walk through the solar system to compare size on a cosmic scale. Like our Facebook page to receive a notification when this pre-recorded program is premiered: www.facebook.com/BigBasinRedwoodsSP. Viewers will be able to post questions and comments during the premiere for a state park interpreter to answer. The program will also be available for later viewing. Free event. Local California State Parks in Santa Cruz County…

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