Celebrate our wild heritage with a melodrama, historic hikes and games for kids as we honor the Visionaries, Valued Workers and Visitors that have shaped the character of Big Basin over the past 100+ years at Big Basin Founder' Day and Redwood Jubilee on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10am to 8pm.
You'll revel in the beauty of the majestic old growth redwoods that inspired the movement to Save the Trees! as you add your voice with a "Boo, Hiss" "Hurrah, Yay!" at Big Basin's Melodrama, or as we like to cal it, a Melo(not!)drama. Hiss at the villians and cheer for your heroes at this dramatic telling of the park's history in celebration of California State Parks's Sesquicentiannial. Through Yosemite was California's first park, it soon became a National Park. Big Basin Redwoods is therefore California's oldest State Park, and the place where activism and conservation took root. There will be events throughout the day, and a very special campfire program that highlights 150 years of parks!
Big Basin Redwoods State Park is located 9 miles outside of Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 at 21600 Big Basin Way. Day-use parking fee is $10. More information is available at (831) 338-8883. Schedule will be updated at parks.ca.gov/bigbasin or bigbasin.org
News Release - September Adventures, Events & Activities Santa Cruz District, California State Parks