Henry Cowell Activities and Events
Co-Sponsored by California State Parks and Mountain Parks Foundation
Henry Cowell's Day Use/Visitor Center entrance is located 1 mile south of Felton on Hwy 9. Click here for map.
Henry Cowell's Campground/Campfire Center entrance is located on Graham Hill Road 3.2 miles north of Santa Cruz. Click here for map.
For more information about these events call (831) 335-7077.
Pine Needle Basket Making Workshop
Saturday, June 17 from 10am to noon
Saturday, June 24 from 10am to noon
Join Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Docent Cheryl VanDeVeer for a fun, free, family workshop learning how to make a basket from local pine needles. Meet at the Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Campground, located off Graham Hill Road in Scotts Valley. No experience necessary. Event is free and all materials supplied; vehicle day-use fee is $10.
Guided Redwood Walks
Saturdays at 11 am
How do redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? How important are banana slugs to the redwood ecosystems? Why are there so few old growth trees left? Answer these questions and more every Saturday on our Redwood Grove Walks. One of our knowledgeable docents will lead you through our magnificent old growth forest and answer any questions you may have. Meet at the Visitors Center in the Day Use area of Henry Cowell located off of Hwy 9 in Felton. Tour is free; vehicle day-use fee is $10.
Fall Creek Hike
Wednesday, June 21 at 9am
Discover how the Bay Area was built on this 4-mile, 3-hour moderate hike through a 100 years young forest. Please bring water, snacks, layered clothing, and hiking shoes. Sorry, pets are not allowed in Fall Creek. Meet at the Fall Creek parking lot, approximately 0.5 miles up Felton Empire Road, from the Highway 9 intersection. Event is free. For more information, please call (831) 335-7077.