Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

101 North Big Trees Park Road
Felton, CA 95018


Hours of Operation
  • Sunrise to sunset
Type of Activity
  • Bicycling
  • Museums
  • Sightseeing
  • Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Dog-Friendly Parks
  • Hiking
  • Park Agencies
  • Parks and Reserves
  • Wildlife Watch
  • Bird Watching
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Adventures
  • Heritage Tourism

This park features 15 miles of trails including old-growth redwoods and rare ancient marine deposits called Santa Cruz Sandhills. The day use area hosts 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.