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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park © stateparks.com
Preserved by Samuel H. Cowell and the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors in cooperation with the California State Park Commission. Dedicated August 15, 1954.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park © stateparks.com
Photograph of the base of a coast redwood tree known as The Giant located at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, in Santa Cruz County, California photo taken June 2022
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park © stateparks.com
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Redwood Grove. Tale of the Rings sign explaining the slice of a 2200-year-old Redwood tree.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park © stateparks.com
Bridge over San Lorenzo River
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park © stateparks.com
Very old tree with rings. As old as the birth of Jesus Christ.
Valley Quail © stateparks.com
Valley Quail
Afternoon Hike © stateparks.com
Keep On Leash © stateparks.com
Spring Hike © stateparks.com
Picnic Table © stateparks.com
It is always a great day for a picnic in the park.
HENRY COWELL REDWOODS STATE PARK OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
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Camping
1. Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Campground: Offers 113 campsites for tents, trailers and RVs with picnic tables and fire rings.

2. Garden of Eden: A day-use area only; overnight camping is not allowed but it's perfect for picnicking or swimming.

3. Observation Deck Camping Area: Allows tent-only camping in a secluded spot near the observation deck overlooking Santa Cruz Mountains.

4. Pipeline Road Backcountry Sites: These are primitive sites accessible by hiking trails, offering solitude amidst redwood groves (no amenities).

5. Sempervirens Campground - Big Basin Redwoods SP: Located nearby; offers family-friendly campgrounds within towering ancient redwoods.

6. Pine Mountain Tent-Only Site: Nearby Butano State Park provides this serene site surrounded by pine forest canopy.

7. Sunset Trail Campsites: Castle Rock State park located closeby has these backcountry campsites that require hike-in access.


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