Berry Creek Falls - Route I
10.0 miles     2200 ft
25 Feb 2012

A popular route to Berry Creek Falls, one of the best hikes in the bay area

Location: Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» RedwoodHikes Trail Map for this hike: Awesome contoured map showing all trails clearly. Thanks to Dave Baselt for sharing this map for free.

» Official Map: Large sized map without mileage information.

» Mappery.Com Trail Map: Good quality map showing various trails. Mileage of trail sections is missing. This is a JPEG image of the Virtual Parks trail map.

» Redwood Hikes Map: Bay Area Trail Map: Saratoga to Big Basin, First edition, 2010. This is an excellent map sold by Dave Baselt ($6.95 in Dec 2011). This map is useful for exploring many parks in this area. Highly recommended for avid hikers.


To Berry Creek Falls: Hop onto Skyline to the Sea Trail from Park HQ. There are lots of trails near Park HQ: this map is helpful. Keep following Skyline to the Sea Trail until you reach a junction with Berry Creek Falls Trail. Berry Creek falls is about 0.1 miles along Berry Creek Falls Trail.

To Park HQ: From Berry Creek Falls, climb up Berry Creek Falls Trail (1.0 miles) → right on Sunset Trail (2.0 miles) to a junction with Timms Creek Trail. Continue along Sunset Trail (3.0 miles) → right on Skyline to the Sea Trail (0.3 miles) to reach Park HQ.


Full photo album — 25 February 2012

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Berry Creek Falls - Route II.

Location: 21600 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA‎ 95006 . Parking area is not visible in Google Maps.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $10 per vehicle. (last visited: Jan 2012)

Capacity: Multiple parking lots. Dozens of cars may be parked inside the park.

Latitude: 37.171311     Longitude: -122.222203

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