Big Basin to Waddell Creek - Route II
11.3 miles     2300 ft
8 Jan 2011
Summary

Beautiful walk through redwoods, also visiting Berry Creek Falls along the way.

Location: Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» RedwoodHikes Map: Excellent map showing Skyline to the Sea Trail all the way from Waddell Beach to Berry Creek Falls (same as Viewing Platform in the top right corner of the map)

» 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.

Route
From Big Basin Park HQ, follow Skyline to the Sea Trail going north (0.3 miles) → left on Sunset Trail (5.0 miles) → left on Berry Creek Falls Trail (1.0 miles) → right on Skyline to the Sea Trail (5.3 miles).
Trailhead

Start Location

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

End Location

Location: Rancho Del Oso Visitor Center, 3600 California 1, Davenport, CA 95017 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: Jan 2011)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked next to Waddell Beach.

Latitude: 37.097065     Longitude: -122.279597

Skyline to the Sea Trail
Berry Creek Falls
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