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Monday, August 26, 2019

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Henry Cowell-101 N Big Trees Park Rd, Felton, CA 95018

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park includes 4,650 acres of beautiful forest and open land. The 40-acre old-growth redwood grove is a 5 minute drive or a short hike from the campground. The tallest tree is about 277 feet tall, 16 feet wide and over 1,500 years old! A few miles north is the Fall Creek Unit, 2nd growth redwood forest and river canyon. The Park has a nature center, picnic area. There are also 15 miles of hiking and riding trails through a variety of forested areas. And if you get the chance, jump on the Roaring Camp Railroad for a ride to Santa Cruz!

Basic Park information:
Fee - There is a vehicle day-use fee for the day-use area and the campground: Regular sized autos ($10), seniors age 62 or older ($9)

Reasons we love Henry Cowell State Park:
•The Garden of Eden–The Garden of Eden is a popular swimming hole in the San Lorenzo River within Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.
•Experience the Redwoods– Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park preserves a 40-acre old-growth redwood grove. The largest tree is approximately 277 feet tall and about 1,500 years old. Take a flashlight and step inside the famous Fremont Tree. There’s room for the whole family!
•Roaring Camp Railroad–Roaring Camp Railroad, a tourist railroad business next to Henry Cowell, is a heritage railway with authentic 1880’s steam locomotives operating on our Redwood Forest Steam Train excursion and 1920's era Beach Trains to Santa Cruz.

📸: @raisingmywildsix @ Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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