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.
Guided tours offered most Saturdays. Self-guided tours available every day!
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 Redwoods State Park located off Highway 9 in Felton. Tour is free; vehicle day-use fee is $10.
Pine Needle Basket Making Workshop
Contact Henry Cowell Visitor Center for Upcoming Workshop dates.
Join Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park Docent Cheryl VanDeVeer or a fun, free, family workshop learning how to make a basket from local pine needles. Children 10 and older may attend if accompanied by an adult. Class begins at 10am and fills on a first-come basis. Meet at the Visitor Center in the day-use area, located off Highway 9 in Felton. No experience necessary. Event is free; parking is $10.