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San Lorenzo
Valley

T

he San Lorenzo River winds its way through Ben Lomond, Boulder
Creek, Brookdale and Felton before spilling into the Monterey Bay.
Once home to a bustling logging industry, the Santa Cruz Mountains'
old and second-growth redwood trees have now sprung back to life.
The felton Covered
Bridge, considered the
tallest covered bridge
in the United States,
spans 80 feet over the San Lorenzo
River. roaring CaMp railroads hosts
nostalgic rides through the redwoods
aboard vintage steam locomotives,
with year-round, family-friendly
festivities like a Starlight Evening,
and a Civil War re-enactment. Big
Basin redWoods state park is California's

must see

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2

oldest and home to the largest
continuous stand of ancient Coast
Redwoods south of San Francisco.
Visiting skate boarders can grind at
the 8,500 square-foot JiM keefe skate
park at Highlands County Park in Ben
Lomond. The redWood loop trail at
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
- stroller and wheelchair-friendly - is
just shy of a mile long, with lush old
growth redwood trees. Nearby are
horse and dog-friendly trails.

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Hit a round at the Boulder Creek
Golf & Country Club, surrounded
by majestic redwood trees.

Area - open March through
September - the perfect place to fish
from shore.

At Henry Cowell Redwoods State
Park crawl inside the John C.
Fremont tree, hollowed out by fire and
once used as a resort
honeymoon room.

san lorenzo
valley events

January 4 - marCh 30, 2014

rain forest Weekends at
roaring camp railroads
may 24 - 26, 2014

civil War Battles and
encampment at
roaring camp railroads
oCtober 25, 2014

Missing arm of William Waddell
Big Basin redwoods state Park

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san lorenzo
valley five

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Visit the secluded
lake at the Loch
Lomond Recreation

4

Look for the remains of old logging
operations, lime quarries and kilns
of bygone days at Fall Creek in Henry
Cowell Redwoods State Park.

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Find the sea fossils embedded in
the side of the mountain as you
ride the steam train at Roaring Camp
up Bear Mountain.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014

Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014
Contents
Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz
Whale Watching and More
Playing Around
Every Dog Has Its Day
Santa Cruz County Has Taste
2014 Events Calendar
Maps
Raise a Glass to County Wine
Monterey Bay
Capitola and Soquel
Make a Play Date
Scotts Valley
San Lorenzo Valley
From the Mountains to the Sea
Pleasure Point
Live Creatively
Aptos
Davenport
Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
Dining Guide
Lodging Guide
Visitor Activites
Find Your Perfect Beach
Advertisers Index
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Welcome to Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Whale Watching and More
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Playing Around
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Every Dog Has Its Day
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz County Has Taste
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 2014 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Raise a Glass to County Wine
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Capitola and Soquel
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Make a Play Date
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Scotts Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - San Lorenzo Valley
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - From the Mountains to the Sea
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Pleasure Point
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Live Creatively
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Aptos
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Davenport
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Dining Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 66
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Lodging Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Visitor Activites
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