Hike in Castle Rock State Park – Saratoga Gap Trail

Hike Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
(Previous Visit: Sunday, October 4, 2015)

One of the Sandstone Outcrops on the Ridge Trail

Exquisite sandstone formations and sculpted caves are among the treasured features within this park’s vast wilderness.

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Hike 7: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (Sunset Trail – Timms Creek Trail – Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail)

Hike Date: Sunday, September 6, 2015
(Repeat visit: Saturday, July 30, 2016)

Woah! This hike was a killer – the longest (both by distance and time), the toughest (elevation gain of 2,287 feet), and yet our best hike of 2015.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

“ These trees, because of their size and antiquity, were among the natural wonders of the world and should be saved for posterity.” –Andrew P. Hill, 1899 (Source: Big Basin Redwoods State Park official brochure)

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