Asked by: Mahyuba Zurmuhlenbrocmann
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th January, 2020

Are dogs allowed at Big Basin State Park?

DOGS are allowed in the campsites, picnic areas, and on paved roads. They must be on a leash and attended at all times. Dogs are not permitted on any of the trails or fire roads excluding the campground connector trail from Sempervirens and Blooms Creek campgrounds to park headquarters.

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Also to know is, are there bears in Big Basin Redwoods?

Big Basin is definitely worth visiting if you're in the area. Answer: No, you probably won't see any bears in Big Basin, but mountain lions/cougars do live in the Santa Cruz mountains! There's also deer, squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, foxes, coyotes, bobcats, and opossums in addition to many reptiles and banana slugs!

how long is Big Basin hike? around 13 miles

Thereof, how do you get to Big Basin?

Getting to Big Basin From the Bay Area, the most popular way to reach the Big Basin park headquarters is to take Highway 17 from Los Gatos to Felton, then Highway 9 to Boulder Creek and Route 236 to Big Basin. An alternate route is Big Basin Way (Route 236) south from Saratoga.

Does Big Basin have snow?

In late spring and early summer, days in the valley may be hot, yet the snow pack may not have melted in the higher elevations. The Great Basin is a desert, with low relative humidity and sharp drops in temperature at night. It can snow any time of the year at high elevations.

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