Come and walk through the majesty of an old growth redwood forest on this 1.5-mile, 1.5-hour hike. Hear the story of the redwoods and learn what makes the Sequoia sempervirens, the tallest tree in the world, so special on our way to Cable Car Beach and back. Bring water. Meet at the visitor center. For more information, please call (831) 335-7077. Event free. Vehicle day use fee is $10.
First Day Hikes
Take a journey back in time on this 2.5-mile stroll along Mills Creek Trail to discover the lives of early pioneers and farming families who first settled here in the 19th century and see California’s only known example of an English-style dairy barn. Bring water and good walking shoes and dress for the weather. Meet at the Burleigh Murray parking lot located on Higgins-Purisima Road 1.5 miles east of Highway 1 near Half Moon Bay.
Looking for a great way to start the new year in Santa Cruz? How about going outside and enjoying the great outdoors? Beaches, forests, and more! You owe it to yourself to check out these amazing Santa Cruz First Day Hikes for 2019. There are a couple right here in Aptos!