Big Basin in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The First State Park
Erected 1968 by California State Department of Parks & Recreation, The Conservation Associates. (Marker Number 827.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 10.932′ N, 122° 12.576′ W. Marker is in Big Basin, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Lodge Road near Sequoia Trail Crossing. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boulder Creek CA 95006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Inverson Cabin Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church Building (approx. 6.7 miles away); Steele Brothers' Dairy Ranches (approx. 6.9 miles away); Steele Ranch (approx. 6.9 miles away); Año Nuevo Island Dickerman-Steele House (approx. 7 miles away); Don Gaspar de Portolá (approx. 7 miles away); Big Creek Light and Power Company (approx. 7.4 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is in Slippery Rock memorial area, 100 ft, northwest along Sequoia Trail from the point the trail crosses Lodge Rd. Parking for 2 or 3 cars available at trailhead. Plaque is affixed to polished redwood stump facing Slippery Rock.
Regarding The First State Park. Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Categories. • Environment • Natural Resources •
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