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.

Just a few of the many FREE activities happening in Henry Cowell this month!

Guided Redwood Grove Walks

Every Saturday at 11 am and 2 pm

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; day-use parking is $10 and supports the park.

Pine Needle Basket Making Workshop

Saturday, November 5 from 10 am to noon                           Saturday, November 19 from 10 am to noon

Join Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Docent Cheryle VanDeVeer or a fun, free, family workshop learning how to make a basket from local pine needles. Meet at the Visitor Center, located in the day-use area off Highway 9 in Felton. No experience necessary. All materials supplied. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

For other events not listed above, please visit Henry Cowell Redwoods State Parks Facebook page here.