The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
Aptos Creek Road
Aptos, CA 95003 United States
Delve into forest history, and prehistory, while walking to the abandoned Loma Prieta town site and discovering marine fossils deep in the redwood forest. Bring water, snacks, and layered clothing. Meet at George’s picnic area next to the steel bridge before the winter gate. Two hikes beginning at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Free event. Vehicle day-use fee is $8. Limited parking; carpooling encouraged. Event made possible by Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and California State Parks.