Cabin Creek & Woods guidebook

Changchang
Changchang
Cabin Creek & Woods guidebook

Sightseeing

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is most famous for the 40-acre grove of towering old-growth redwood trees. Its historical significance and spectacular scenery draw travelers from around the world. Visitors can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, and camping on more than 4,650 acres of forested and open land.
168 paikallista suosittelee
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
101 North Big Trees Park Road
168 paikallista suosittelee
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is most famous for the 40-acre grove of towering old-growth redwood trees. Its historical significance and spectacular scenery draw travelers from around the world. Visitors can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, and camping on more than 4,650 acres of forested and open land.
Features - Historic Wooden Covered Bridge - Multi-Use Path - Playground - Sand Volleyball Court - River Access - Lawn Area - Fishing - Picnic Area
10 paikallista suosittelee
Felton Covered Bridge County Park
10 paikallista suosittelee
Features - Historic Wooden Covered Bridge - Multi-Use Path - Playground - Sand Volleyball Court - River Access - Lawn Area - Fishing - Picnic Area
Explore the ancient coastal redwoods aboard Roaring Camp's authentically preserved trains, the Redwood Forest Steam Train and the Santa Cruz Beach Train.
99 paikallista suosittelee
Roaring Camp
5401 Graham Hill Road
99 paikallista suosittelee
Explore the ancient coastal redwoods aboard Roaring Camp's authentically preserved trains, the Redwood Forest Steam Train and the Santa Cruz Beach Train.
Land of Medicine Buddha: Long Loop Length: 6 miles; 2.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous If you love the muffled quiet of a redwood forest broken only by the murmur of a creek and the faint echo of a Buddhist gong, it’s time to get on your hiking boots and explore the Land of Medicine Buddha.
40 paikallista suosittelee
Land of Medicine Buddha
5800 Prescott Road
40 paikallista suosittelee
Land of Medicine Buddha: Long Loop Length: 6 miles; 2.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous If you love the muffled quiet of a redwood forest broken only by the murmur of a creek and the faint echo of a Buddhist gong, it’s time to get on your hiking boots and explore the Land of Medicine Buddha.
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is an oceanfront amusement park in Santa Cruz, California. Founded in 1907, it is California's oldest surviving amusement park and one of the few seaside parks on the West Coast of the United States.
374 paikallista suosittelee
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street
374 paikallista suosittelee
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is an oceanfront amusement park in Santa Cruz, California. Founded in 1907, it is California's oldest surviving amusement park and one of the few seaside parks on the West Coast of the United States.
The park features a natural bridge across a section of the beach. It is also well known as a hotspot to see monarch butterfly migrations. The Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve is home to up to 150,000 monarch butterflies from October through early February.
17 paikallista suosittelee
Natural Bridges State Beach
17 paikallista suosittelee
The park features a natural bridge across a section of the beach. It is also well known as a hotspot to see monarch butterfly migrations. The Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve is home to up to 150,000 monarch butterflies from October through early February.
Known for fishing, boat tours, viewing sea lions, dining, nightlife and gift shops.
82 paikallista suosittelee
Santa Cruz Wharf
21 Municipal Wharf
82 paikallista suosittelee
Known for fishing, boat tours, viewing sea lions, dining, nightlife and gift shops.
The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History is a nonprofit educational institution and museum founded in 1996 and located in Santa Cruz, California, at the downtown McPherson Center. Its mission is to ignite shared experiences and unexpected connections, using art and history to build a stronger, more connected community.
72 paikallista suosittelee
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
705 Front Street
72 paikallista suosittelee
The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History is a nonprofit educational institution and museum founded in 1996 and located in Santa Cruz, California, at the downtown McPherson Center. Its mission is to ignite shared experiences and unexpected connections, using art and history to build a stronger, more connected community.
Aquarium & interactive science museum
48 paikallista suosittelee
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 McAllister Way
48 paikallista suosittelee
Aquarium & interactive science museum
The Arboretum site has remarkable climatic and topographic diversity and a wide variety of soils, since the underlying rocks include granite, schist, limestone, and several sandstones. The Arboretum officially started in 1964, when the UCSC campus was established, with about 90 species of eucalyptus. Its gradual expansion has focused mainly on mediterranean-climate plants of the Southern Hemisphere, and now includes a comprehensive collection of conifers, exotic South African proteas, Australian and New Zealand plants, and a fine collection of native Californian shrubs and trees.
13 paikallista suosittelee
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum
1156 High Street
13 paikallista suosittelee
The Arboretum site has remarkable climatic and topographic diversity and a wide variety of soils, since the underlying rocks include granite, schist, limestone, and several sandstones. The Arboretum officially started in 1964, when the UCSC campus was established, with about 90 species of eucalyptus. Its gradual expansion has focused mainly on mediterranean-climate plants of the Southern Hemisphere, and now includes a comprehensive collection of conifers, exotic South African proteas, Australian and New Zealand plants, and a fine collection of native Californian shrubs and trees.

City/town information

Felton, in the San Lorenzo Valley, offers up scenic redwood drives, Roaring Camp Railroads, and the beautiful San Lorenzo River. Biking, hiking and equestrian trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, and a combined 80 miles of trails are accessible at nearby state parks. While here, make sure to visit the famous Felton Covered Bridge and the Bigfoot Museum. Other features include local wineries, antique stores and galleries that adorn the nearby towns.
10 paikallista suosittelee
Felton
10 paikallista suosittelee
Felton, in the San Lorenzo Valley, offers up scenic redwood drives, Roaring Camp Railroads, and the beautiful San Lorenzo River. Biking, hiking and equestrian trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, and a combined 80 miles of trails are accessible at nearby state parks. While here, make sure to visit the famous Felton Covered Bridge and the Bigfoot Museum. Other features include local wineries, antique stores and galleries that adorn the nearby towns.
Santa Cruz is a city on central California’s coast. Its long wharf, with eateries and shops, stretches into Monterey Bay. Nearby, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s vintage rides include the 1911 Looff Carousel and the Giant Dipper roller coaster. Downtown, Pacific Avenue has vintage clothing stores, cafes and galleries. Along West Cliff Drive, Natural Bridges State Beach is known for its bridge-shaped rock formation.
104 paikallista suosittelee
Santa Cruz
104 paikallista suosittelee
Santa Cruz is a city on central California’s coast. Its long wharf, with eateries and shops, stretches into Monterey Bay. Nearby, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s vintage rides include the 1911 Looff Carousel and the Giant Dipper roller coaster. Downtown, Pacific Avenue has vintage clothing stores, cafes and galleries. Along West Cliff Drive, Natural Bridges State Beach is known for its bridge-shaped rock formation.
Capitola, just minutes south of Santa Cruz, is California’s oldest seaside resort town, and boasts a Mediterranean flavor. An esplanade winds around village shops and bistros, while picture-ready views from the Capitola Wharf create a relaxing atmosphere. Experience signature events like the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, Capitola Begonia Festival, wine tasting rooms, and shopping.
89 paikallista suosittelee
Capitola
89 paikallista suosittelee
Capitola, just minutes south of Santa Cruz, is California’s oldest seaside resort town, and boasts a Mediterranean flavor. An esplanade winds around village shops and bistros, while picture-ready views from the Capitola Wharf create a relaxing atmosphere. Experience signature events like the Capitola Art & Wine Festival, Capitola Begonia Festival, wine tasting rooms, and shopping.

Food scene

Locals love this cafe
17 paikallista suosittelee
White Raven
6253 Highway 9
17 paikallista suosittelee
Locals love this cafe
Beautiful Japanese food restaurant hidden in the valley. Very clean amazing fish tanks throughout the restaurant. The staff is very attentive. The food is fresh & excellent and presented beautifully.
6 paikallista suosittelee
Sushi San
6231 Graham Hill Rd
6 paikallista suosittelee
Beautiful Japanese food restaurant hidden in the valley. Very clean amazing fish tanks throughout the restaurant. The staff is very attentive. The food is fresh & excellent and presented beautifully.
Sandwiches, steaks & American fare served in a kid-friendly joint with a country-western theme.
13 paikallista suosittelee
Cowboy Bar & Grill
5447 Hwy 9
13 paikallista suosittelee
Sandwiches, steaks & American fare served in a kid-friendly joint with a country-western theme.
One of a kind jewel, since 1947 serving classic favorites: steak , fish and lobster and modern vegetarian, grains, salads, all housemade with in-house desserts and ice cream! In a hurry? Try our Rock Room Lounge for our pizza oven and scrumptious appetizers. in a glass ceiling room with custom ceiling design. One of a kind in every way. Attentive staff and its own taxi for a 3 mile radius!
135 paikallista suosittelee
Shadowbrook Restaurant
1750 Wharf Road
135 paikallista suosittelee
One of a kind jewel, since 1947 serving classic favorites: steak , fish and lobster and modern vegetarian, grains, salads, all housemade with in-house desserts and ice cream! In a hurry? Try our Rock Room Lounge for our pizza oven and scrumptious appetizers. in a glass ceiling room with custom ceiling design. One of a kind in every way. Attentive staff and its own taxi for a 3 mile radius!

Kaupunkia koskevat ohjeet

Mitä kannattaa pakata mukaan

Bring enough clothes and layers

The temperature drops drastically at nights in this area
Mitä kannattaa pakata mukaan

Bring comfy shoes

There're lots of worth-exploring trails in this area