Friday, July 13, 2012

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Big Basin Redwoods State Park is located in Boulder Creek, California. The park has two accessible trails. The first one is the Redwood Loop NatureTrail. This 0.63 mile, hard-packed dirt trail is very wide and mostly flat. I found it to be an enjoyable hike through the redwoods.

The other accessible trail is the Skyline to the Sea Trail. This 0.28 mile trail much more challenging. The 4-feet-wide trail has an elevation change of 29 feet. At one part of the trail, a couple hikers had to step off the trail in order for me to pass. That said, there is a bridge that has a wonderful view of the creek below, and you can't help but look up in awe at the ancient forest.

There are accessible bathrooms, picnic tables, camping sites, and the park headquarters is also accessible. The park entrance fee is $10.00. You may use the entrance fee receipt for any other state park you visit that day.

For a closer look of the two accessible trails at Big Basin,
please watch my video.