101 North Big Trees Park RoadFelton, CA 95018
831.335.7077 (Nature Center) or 800.444.7275 (Reservations)
This park features 15 miles of hiking and riding trails through a variety of forested areas including redwoods as well as rare ancient marine deposits called Santa Cruz sandhills. Henry Cowell Redwoods is home to a centuries old Redwood Grove that features a self-guided nature path. The park has a picnic area above the San Lorenzo River, nature center, and bookstore. Campground entrance is off Graham Hill Road.
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. Dogs are welcome in many parts of the park but must be on leash and attended at all times.