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San Jose, California
August 25, 2007
Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve
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August 25, 2007
Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve 


The Place

        Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve is located on the western slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Half Moon Bay. The centerpiece of this 3,307-acre preserve is Purisima Creek Canyon, with its towering redwoods, rushing creek, and understory of ferns, berries, and wildflowers..



Getting There

        DIRECTIONS:  From San Jose, take 280 N to 92. Take 92W to Half Moon Bay. At the intersection of Hwy 1 and 92 take hwy 1 south for 1.5 mi to Higgins Park Road. Follow Higgins Park Road (Also known as Higgins Canyon Rd) for 10mi to the enterance of the park.

Drive time is 1 hour Parking Free Dogs not allowed


Walking the Walk

        (Level 4 - Miles: 7.5 - Elevation ~1300')  We'll start out on the Harkins Ridge Trail for 2.1mi, then we'll take The Bay Area Ridge Trail/Soda Gulch Trail for 2.6 mi. We will turn back and complete the loop at Purisima Creek Trail for 2.3 mi

 

Know Before You Go

        RECOMMENDED:  Parking is free, but VERY LIMITED. CARPOOL IF YOU CAN!!! Parking is limited to 10 cars. No Smoking, No Dogs

This is a very difficult hike with steep hills for at least 2.5 miles at the begining of the hike

Bathrooms:
There is one at the beginning of the hike

Drive time is 1 hour Parking Free Dogs not allowed



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