28 Aug '14, 4am

Camping and Hiking Big Basin Redwoods State Park via RunningRachel

Camping and Hiking Big Basin Redwoods State Park via RunningRachel

Well hello there! The past week, my family and I were off the grid and surrounded by God’s great beauty. We were camping in Big Basin Redwood Forest near Santa Cruz, California . Our family loves hiking, camping, and outdoor adventures. We felt that it was a much needed trip before moving cross country to the mid-west. Our boys have seen and camped under Redwood trees before… but not at Big Basin Redwoods State Park . This was our first time at this state park. We were excited to be out of cell service range (well my husband and I were excited about this) , able to explore and climb on big trees, and just get dirty (well my boys were excited about this one). Big Basin is California’s oldest State Park, established in 1902. Home to the largest continuous stand of Ancient Coast Redwoods south of San Francisco, the park consists of Old Growth and recovering Redwood Forest. We...

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