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Big Hike Saturday:
Santa Cruz Mountains
If you haven't yet experienced the powerful and beautiful site of towering Redwood trees, then you can not miss out on this hike! Sunny or foggy, this park offers majestic nature that will surely amaze you. The tallest trees and Redwoods approximately 200+ feet tall, about 16 feet wide, and around 1,500 years old!
Crossing waterfalls, hiking along streams, towering redwoods, lizards guiding your way, and your amazing friends...what more can you ask for?!
Here is what you will be seeing on this amazing hike:
What to Expect:
- 5 mile easy-moderate hike
- An awesome host to show you the way
- Optimal photography conditions
- A great day out in nature with your UD buds!!
- Friendly/awesome/the best UD host!
- Old/new UD friends to explore with!
- Great hike and amazing views!
- Trail snacks and water!
What to Bring:
- Your own packed lunch (we will stop half way on the hike to enjoy the views and our lunch together!)
- Lots of water!!
- A backpack
- Binoculars if you have them!
- Wear comfortable layers, we'll be among the trees and it's typically shaded.
- Hiking boots/shoes
About our hike
This area features miles of hiking and riding trails through a variety of forested areas including redwoods, mixed evergreens, riparian, ponderosa pine, as well as rare ancient marine deposits The Zayante Indians once lived in the area, where they found a land with plentiful natural resources. home to a centuries old Redwoods that features a self-guided nature path. It also boasts other old-growth woods such as Douglas fir, mandrone, oak and a stunning stand of Ponderosa pines. The park has a picnic, Anglers fish for steelhead and salmon during the winter (catch and release).
The main park area contains the large, old-growth redwoods, while the northern area ) has about 20 miles of hiking trails.