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BUTANO SP, CA

Season for Peak Fees: All Year Butano State Park is a 3,200-acre redwood park in the Santa Cruz Mountains, featuring excellent hiking through the redwood groves. Only three miles from the coast, the park's trails offer views of the ocean. Check the State Parks website...

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Alerts and Important Information

Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.

Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.

Parking for walk-in sites is limited to one (1) vehicle.

Trail Camp sites are 1st come/1st served only. They are hike-in only.

Reservation Period

Drive-in sites (Standard and Tent):

  • Reservations available May 1 - October 31
  • 1st-1st when not on reservations for April 1 - 30 and November 1 - 30
  • Closed when not on reservations from December 1 through March 31 of the following year
  • Walk-in tent sites:

  • Reservations available May 1 - October 31
  • 1st-1st when not on reservations for April 1 - 30 and November 1 - 30
  • Closed when not on reservations from December 1 through March 31 of the following year
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Description

    Season for Peak Fees: All Year

    Butano State Park is a 3,200-acre redwood park in the Santa Cruz Mountains, featuring excellent hiking through the redwood groves. Only three miles from the coast, the park's trails offer views of the ocean.

    Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

    Park Kiosk Hours:

    • Hi Season: Varies
    • Lo Season: Varies

    Booking Window
    Sat Apr 26 2014 - Fri Oct 31 2014

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

    New dates are released in blocks, 1 Month(s) at a time.

    The next on-sale is Thu May 01 2014

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Non Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed May 14 2014
    Peak Thu May 15 2014 Mon Sep 15 2014
    Non Peak Tue Sep 16 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Comfort Station
    • Fire Rings
    • Group Picnicking
    • Hiking
    • Hiking Trails
    • Iron Ranger
    • Nature Trails
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Ranger Station
    • Restrooms
    • Visitors Center
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    Getting There
    The park is located five miles south of Pescadero, on Cloverdale Road, and off Highway One from Gazos Creek Road.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    BUTANO SP

    CA

    Phone Number:

    Project Office:(650)879-2040
    Additional Information