The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park

Aptos Creek Road
Aptos, CA 95003

831.763.7063 Sunset kiosk

Hours of Operation
  • Open daily 6am to sunset.
Type of Activity
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Dog-Friendly Parks
  • Hiking
  • Parks and Reserves
  • Bird Watching
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Adventures
  • Heritage Tourism

10,000 acres of second-growth redwood forest offers 30 miles of trails that stretch from sea level up to 2,600 ft elevation. Several picnic areas. Trail camp 6 miles in, no water, reservations at Dogs allowed in picnic area and paved road.