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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
+1 831-335-4598
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Minutes away from the city, this park has old redwoods.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“santa cruz” (67 reviews)
“roaring camp” (33 reviews)
“the loop” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Star Route 9, Felton, CA 95018
+1 831-335-4598
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my family's first time ever seeing redwoods, so we may have been easily awed, but we found the Grove Loop Trail to be an incredible experience. It's very humbling to walk among these giants. The trails were easy to walk, and even though...More

Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Number one thing to do in Santa Cruz -- the redwood loop in Henry Cowell. It's a flat half mile on a maintained, wide path through the redwoods that anyone can manage. Strollers are fine. There are places to stop and see a tree that...More

Thank Kate320
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is my first visit to Redwood state park. This is a beautiful park with a wonderful river trail and access to creak, perfect for a summer day. The park has many trails, at minimum please plan to cover redwood trail and river trail. The...More

Thank Keerthi G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has always been amazing, with long, less used trails for the serious hikers, to short easy hikes thru beautiful Redwood Groves in all stages of growth. The trails run from an easy half hour, 1 mile loop, to hours long, truly difficult hikes...More

Thank pyr0dave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going here for several years with our family. I never get tired of seeing these beautiful trees. My husband isn't a real hiker, so this park is great for him. Even though it's an easy trail, you can still see the big,...More

Thank Paula O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a child, often went to Redwoods--but as an adult living far away for many years, had forgotten how truly AWESOME those Redwoods are. Trees do not reach those proportions anywhere else on earth. MUST ALWAYS TAKE TIME, TO CLOSE YOUR EYES, be still and...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time hiking the loop. Great views and wonderful scenery. Grounds have restrooms and visitor center

Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our trip to Santa Cruz led us to this great little gem. Local friends had identified it and it was well worth the adventure. Great fun.

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped by for a quick visit. Took the .8 mile walk though the redwood grove, visited the charming roaring camp railroad station, although unfortunately we were too late to catch the train.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Ok, I have to admit that this park is only 10 minutes from my house. Still, it was really quite fun camping there. I went for a few nights myself and then with my wife the following week. The campground has bathrooms, water, trash, and...More

Thank Atlasheld
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Parking in Summer? Hi, looking at visiting the park this week. Do we have to get there really early to get parking? TIA
13 June 2017|
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Response from Libi K | Reviewed this property |
Ive never had trouble parking at this park. Many people park out on the highway so they dont have to pay for parking.
Grace M
Can you park overnight in this park without a reservation? I have a Honda Element and plan to sleep in the car after a wedding nearby.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
What are the best campsites for tent camping with kids?
26 February 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I stayed in a great little hotel in town. A Marriott product. Loved it. Has a pool and very kid friendly