ATTENTION: Butano State Park is Crumb Clean. Visitors are required to watch this short video on the impact your food has on park wildlife. Video Link

BUTANO SP, CA

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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...

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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

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Group Picnicking
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Visitors Center
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
  • Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    BUTANO SP

      CA 

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (650)879-2040