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San Jose, California
March 8, 2008
Big Basin State Park Santa Cruz County
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March 8, 2008

Note Parking $6.00 If You Are NOT Camping With Us


Big Basin State Park Winter Retreat  
March 7-9,  

The Place

Photo Disclaimer: These photos were taken by various members on previous Big Basin State Park hikes and may or may not reflect what we will see on March 8, 2008


Big Basin is the oldest park in the California State Park system consisting of more than 18,000 acres, with more than 80 miles of hiking trails. It is a diverse forest habitat popular with hikers for more than a century. If you can get off work on Friday the 7th, we will be hiking to Buzzards Roost from the Park Headquarters at 12:00 P.M. (noon).


The Hike

We will be meeting at the Park Headquarters, Saturday morning at 10:00 A.M., for our hike to Berry Creek Falls. We will be doing the Berry Creek Falls Loop via the Skyline To The Sea Trail and the Sunset Trail.



Getting There

From San Jose: Take Hwy 85 to the Saratoga Exit toward Hwy 9.Take Saratoga Ave. through the Town of Saratoga. Saratoga Ave becomes Hwy 9. Take Hwy 9 over the Summit, to CA-236 and Big Basin Way. Take CA-236 to Big Basin Park Headqurters. If you are only hiking with us we will meet at the parking lot across from the Park Headquarters both Friday and Saturday. If you are camping with us, you need to register in advance and check in at the Park Headquarters for directions and a camping permit. If you are camping your parking fee is included.

Drive Time: 1 hour - Camping $15.00 per person / Parking $6.00. Dogs NOT allowed on the hike



 

Walking the Walk

Friday: Buzzards Roost, Level 3.0 - Miles: 4.5 - Elevation 1300'

Saturday: Berry Creek Falls, Level 4.5 - Miles 11 - Elevation 800'

We will be camping at the Sequoia Group Camp Site.
Host: Diane T. / John R.

Know Before You Go

RECOMMENDED: Plan for wet weather. Wear layers and prepare for quick changes in temperature.




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