Big Basin

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Big Basin is located 9 miles from Boulder Creek on Hwy 236.

For general information, call Big Basin Park Headquarters at (831) 338-8860.

Big Basin is seeking volunteers who want to assist visitors and share the natural and cultural history of our parks. To inquire about joining the Big Basin Redwoods State Park docent volunteer staff, please call (831) 338-8883 or email Susan Blake.

Big Basin Bus Service!

Big Basin bus service update: Buses will run starting in mid-April until December on Saturday and Sunday only. You can buy a day pass for $6 or it will be $2 per ride. 

 

In the morning, take Route 35A bus from Metro Center at 8:30 AM.

 

Spend the day in the park and take Route 35 back to Metro Center at 7:48 PM.

 

If you hike Skyline to the Sea, take Route 35A bus from Metro Center at 8:30 AM, hike the trail to Waddell Creek and connect to the Route 40 Davenport/North Coast Beach route bus at 5:15 PM.

 

For more information contact 831-425-8600, Mon-Fri, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM or visit www.scmtd.com.

 

Check out this great video about riding the bus to Big Basin, courtesy of the Santa Cruz Visitor's Center!

 

Enjoy your time at the park!