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Photo: Sempervirens Falls in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.Redwood Trail
Loop self guided nature trail. Trail guides available at HQ ($.25) and the trail head. Guided walks on weekends spring through fall (as available).

What to see: Some of tallest trees in the Park (Mother of the Forest).
Location: Big Basin Headquarters area.
Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker
Length: 1/2 mile~1 km.
Time: 45 minutes to one hour
Elevation: ~Level

Sequoia Trail
Forms loop with either Skyline to the Sea (via Slippery Rock trail connector) or Shadowbrook Trails.

What to see: Sempervirens Falls, Founders Monument, Slippery Rock.
Location: Big Basin core area.
Trailhead: Parking area south of Park Headquarters
Length: ~4 miles~6.5 kms
Time: ~3 hours
Elevation: ~+/- 300'

Skyline to the Sea Trail to Maddocks Cabin Site
Forms loop with either Sequoia (via Slippery Rock trail connector) or Shadowbrook Trails.

What to see: Maddocks Cabin Site, Opal Creek, Old Growth Redwoods.
Location: Opal Creek area Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker, cross bridge at Opal Creek Comfort Station, turn right.
Length: ~4 miles~6.5 kms
Time: ~2 hours
Elevation: ~minimal