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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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“roaring camp” (34 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 2 days ago

We always take tourists to see the redwood trees, as they are so easy to visit, and redwood trees are unique in the world! The short walking loop is flat and level. We usually walk next door and look at the Roaring Camp steam train,...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family loves this park. It is a go to place to take visitors from out of the area. Easy walking trail is accessible for handicapped great for small children. If you take to the time to read the information in the flyer everyone learns...More

Thank M5299TPjohnp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best place to go and see giant coastal redwoods without the crowds. A very easy level .8 mile walk to see the huge trees. I've been to avenue of the giants and up near Oregon but I reckon these are the best...More

Thank james_sakker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park with huge trees. Trails are easy. The trail we took wasn't too long. Is good to go early as a lot of tour buses stop here. We drove from Santa Cruz to here. The road to get here from Santa...More

1  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our visit today. We chose the pipeline road trail which was a paved path which sweetly wonders through tall redwoods along the river. Later we found a path called campground trail. We were delighted in this trail. There is a climb but...More

1  Thank 1khearty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a short trip out of Santa Cruz and well worth the visit. If you have never seen redwoods, this is a must-do. If you have seen redwoods, you already know it's worth a visit. Well laid-out, level loop path makes it appropriate for...More

1  Thank Westback
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 10 June 2017

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
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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.
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2 May 2017|
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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