Closure Notice (8/19/2020):
The park is closed due to damage caused by the CZU Lightning Complex Fires until further notice. Thank you for your patience, understanding and outpouring of support to help rebuild and restore Big Basin Redwoods State Park. To support the recovery efforts of this beloved park through our many wonderful partner organizations, please visit https://www.parks.ca.gov/BigBasinRecovery.
Rancho del Oso / Waddell Creek Area: Located on the western edge of the park, accessible by vehicle from Highway 1, the Rancho del Oso Nature Center is accessible including parking, restroom and picnic sites.
West of Highway 1 there is an ocean overlook parking area with accessible parking and restroom. Directly across Highway 1 to the east is an equestrian staging area that has accessible parking, restroom, and horse mounting platform.