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Big Basin Redwoods: First Day Hike Ocean View Summit

December 22, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Charred redwood tree trunks, fuzzy with green new growth

Dool Trail to Middle Ridge Fire Road to Ocean View Summit


Parking: Main day-use parking lot – Vehicle day-use fee is $10 or $8 with reservation. Reservations highly recommended.

What to expect: Join docent and plant enthusiast, Kathy Willott, for a first day hike up to OceanView Summit and learn about native plants and how they recover after fire along the way. This hike will be a little over four miles in length with a steady climb up to the summit. Meet at the temporary visitor center next to the main day-use parking lot.
Length of hike: 4.2 miles, 3.5 hours

Ages: All ages welcome

Preparation: Dress in layers and bring plenty of water, a snack, and optional binoculars.

Special instructions: No pets. High winds or winter storm events will cancel. Check the Big Basin webpage for updates on park closures.

Contact: bigbasin@nullports-ca.us or (831)338-8880

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 United States
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