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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

National Park and Nature Preserve
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  • Pavan K.
    "Definitely do the berry Creek trail 11 mile loop"(3 Tips)
    Kelly W.
    "Highly recommend the 11 mile hike on the Berry Loop Falls trails."(11 Tips)
    Andrea C.
    "Awesome park with many miles of trails."(16 Tips)
    Athonia C.
    "Note: no AT&T cell service here at all!"(2 Tips)
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  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongJanuary 25, 2016
    Highly recommend the 11 mile hike on the Berry Loop Falls trails. You will see all the beautiful waterfalls and get in a good workout.
  • Steven H.
    Steven HumphreyMarch 25, 2016
    Loved the trails. If you want a get away from the noise of the city, then this is the place. Very scenic and the trees are amazing. Our puppy loved it out here.
  • Nate A.
    Nate AndyJuly 25, 2015
    A great alternative to Muir Woods if you don't want to fight the crowds. You'll be amazed my the trees and the tranquility.
  • Shikamaru N.
    Shikamaru NaraMarch 31, 2015
    Beautiful trees and nice little waterfall. Great place to camp out and be in touch with nature.
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LudwigApril 25, 2011
    Do the 11 mile loop! Take the redwood trail to Dool trail to Sunset Trail past the three waterfall. Then take the skyline trail back. Great exercise
  • Amy B.
    Amy BauerJune 24, 2013
    There is an awesome KOA too, and pretty private beaches
  • Rae C.
    Rae C.July 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great campsites. Good provisions in the store. Lovely hiking trails. Absolutely beautiful!
  • Angel J.
    Angel JanuaryFebruary 26, 2013
    Many beautiful big redwoods also make sure to bring a jacket it gets cold up there under all that shade.
  • Michael J.
    Michael JahnJuly 17, 2013
    Awesome amazing fun time you def gotta try it one of best trails I've been on
  • Anna C.
    Anna CJuly 31, 2011
    Big and beautiful. Lots of great trails to hike. The gift shop was out of the shirts we wanted though. :(
  • Caroline D.
    Caroline DengAugust 9, 2015
    Such a beautiful place to go hiking! Peaceful and great place to unplug.
  • Caitlin S.
    Caitlin StinnefordApril 23, 2016
    Good hikes. Lots of uphill. Wear good shoes.
  • Aleksandra G.
    Aleksandra GarbaczAugust 27, 2016
    If you want to realise how powerful the nature is look up and try to see the top of the tree.
  • Andrea C.
    Andrea CampiMay 10, 2015
    Awesome park with many miles of trails. You can actually hike all the way to the ocean :)
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱April 23
    The 11-mile hike on the Howard King Trail to Berry Creek Falls was strenuous but so worth it!
  • Sergey M.
    Sergey MkhitaryanDecember 12, 2016
    Hike to Berry Creek Falls, Silver Falls and Golden Cascade
  • Athonia C.
    Athonia CappelliNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    $10 gets you into this and all other state parks for the day. Note: no AT&T cell service here at all!
  • elizabeth m.
    elizabeth mackeySeptember 18, 2011
    this is where cooper and I hiked 15 miles the day before he proposed to me. Berry creek falls is beautiful
  • Priyakanth M.
    Priyakanth MandaAugust 11, 2014
    There is no ocean view per se from ocean view summit but a good tough trek though
  • Pavan K.
    Pavan KulkarniSeptember 18, 2016
    Definitely do the berry Creek trail 11 mile loop
  • Filming Locations
    Filming LocationsApril 7, 2012
    The place, where Madeleine (Kim Novak) gets the heebie-jeebies contemplating the past in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller "Vertigo".
  • Pam ☕️ O.
    Pam ☕️ ODecember 29, 2015
    Download trail maps and points of interest before arriving. Zero cell service.
  • Tobias S.
    Among the prettiest Redwood forests on the Peninsula.
  • Amy B.
    Amy BauerJune 25, 2013
    So gorgeous!.once you hit the beach, travel left and avoid the wind!
  • Santhosh A.
    Santhosh ADecember 27, 2015
    Good hiking trails to have fun
  • Cyndi S.
    Cyndi SmithAugust 22, 2014
    Take the kids on the mile loop trail
  • James S.
    James StolpDecember 26, 2014
    Beautiful!
  • Vansi
    VansiJune 23, 2015
    Don't expect any cell reception. So send all those important emails and snaps on your drive over.
  • Rachel H.
    Rachel HJuly 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Trees are good here.
  • Nadia A.
    Nadia AlyJanuary 2, 2012
    Check out the mother and father redwoods -
  • Vansi
    VansiJune 23, 2015
    Checkout the waterfalls!
  • Ben S.
    Ben SykesApril 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Simply a beautiful place to go camping and or spend the day.
  • Cindy L.
    Cindy LouWhoMay 28, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Bring cash.
  • Stephen T.
    Stephen TseMay 29, 2011
    best easy waterfall trail
  • Cigdem G.
    Cigdem GJune 9, 2015
    hope we could get lost in big basin =)
  • Maria A.
    Maria AntonellaMarch 5, 2015
    One more prove of how small we are
  • Travis W.
    Travis WiseJune 13, 2010
    Hike to Berry Creek Falls
  • Dianthe H.
    Dianthe HarrisJune 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    25 mile bike ride from my house through the park. Read more
  • Aaron t.
    Aaron tungMarch 9, 2014
    turn up the bass! in
  • Samuel J.
    Samuel JohnsonJune 15, 2014
    Awestruck.....
  • Megan C.
    Megan CutcherJuly 7, 2012
    http://bayarearides.com/rides/berrycreek/
  • Mama
    MamaMay 18, 2011
    no more bushes..........
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