Park staff are available from 8 am to 5 pm every day to answer questions and assist with other concerns. You may also pay day use and camping fees here as well as purchase a trail map ($5.00) and a Self Guided Tour map ($0.25 each) of the Redwood Loop Trail. Use the "Iron Ranger" to make a day use or camp site payment after hours. If park staff are not available in the event of an emergency, dial 911 from the public telephones located next to Park Headquarters.
Food, beverages, essential camping supplies and more are available at the Big Basin Redwoods Store located across the street from Park Headquarters. Closed December and January. Hours vary seasonally in the spring and fall. Open 8am-8pm during the summer.
Located next to the Big Basin Redwoods Store, you'll find a wide selection of gifts, postcards, and clothing and more. Closed December and January. Hours vary seasonally in the spring and fall. Open 8am-8pm during the summer.
See wonderful photographs of the area from years past, learn about redwood forests, and see the many birds, reptiles, insects and mammals that live in Big Basin. Open 9 am to 5 pm.
Public pay telephones are located next to Park Headquarters. Mobile phones generaly do not work from the lower areas of the Park, including the area near Park Headquarters. Some may work at higher elevations. Traveling three miles (either direction) on Hwy. 236 generaly puts you within reach of mobile phone service.
Registration for the Tent Cabins is at the Gift Shop or after hours at the Host Site at Huckleberry Campground. Tent Cabins are managed by a private concession. To make Tent Cabin reservations, call (800)444-7275 (PARK).
There are several stores, restaurants, and other services located in Boulder Creek just 9 miles from Park Headquarters.
The park's major campsites can be reached by automobile. Some trails are wheelchair accessible. Ask at Park Headquarters, or telephone 831-338-8860 for more information.