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Sandhills to Observation Deck First Day Hike
January 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Experience the great biodiversity of Henry Cowell on this easy 3-mile, 2.5-hour hike. We will hike through the Sandhills, a habitat unique to Santa Cruz County, as well as walk through the redwood forest and other habitats of the park. We will observe how controlled burns have helped protect the native habitat of the Sandhills and learn about the plants and animals endemic to it, taking our time to look for rare plants, fungi, banana slugs, or whatever interesting things we can spot along the way! Bring water and snacks. Meet at the campground parking lot off Graham Hill Road. For more information, call (831) 335-7077. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.