Sequoia Group Campground

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Sequoia Group Campground, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, CA

Sequoia Group Campground

Big Basin Attractions

Hiking among the Redwoods

Various trails lead out from the center of the park to interesting areas of the park. Some of the most popular trails are listed here.

  • Redwood Trail ½-mile loop, self-guided nature trail.
  • Sequoia Trail 4 mile loop
  • Maddocks Cabin Site 4-mile trail
  • Berry Creek Falls 10.5 miles round-trip

Activities and Programs

  • Guided Nature Walks
  • Campfire Talks.
  • Junior Rangers for ages 7-12
  • Big Basin Nature Club for ages 3-6 and their families

Key Big Basin Campground Regulations

  1. Wood collecting is not allowed, including twigs and leaves.
  2. Generators may only be operated from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  3. Secure food in lockers or vehicles. There are no bears.

Big Basin Redwoods Campgrounds

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Sequoia Group Campground

Sequoia Group Campground is located ½-mile from Big Basin Redwoods State Park headquarters. Two group areas are available year-round. The sites have plenty of room for numerous large tents as well as space for activities. There is room for 1-2 RVs as well.

The beauty and grandeur of Big Basin's redwood forests have been attracting visitors for more than a decade. The park is a premier camping place for families with so many places to explore and things to do. Trails lead along meandering streams and out to scenic waterfalls.

The two sites may be reserved together to create a campground for up to 100 people.

Campground Basics
Location: 25 miles northwest of Santa Cruz
Elevation: 1,200 feet
Number of Sites: 2
People per Site: 9 - 50
Vehicles per Site: 18
Pets: no
Terrain: mountains, forest

Reservations Available: Year-round
Maximum Vehicle Length: 24 feet
Accessible Sites: Yes, but not limited to ADA users
Fees: $335 plus an $8 reservation fee
Online Reservations: Sequoia Group Campground
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon
Park Headquarters: (831) 338-8860

Sequoia Group Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes, 25 cents for 2 minutes
Dump Station: Located at Huckleberry Campground entrance
Campground Map: Big Basin Campgrounds Map
Nearby attractions: Hiking trails, waterfalls, redwood groves, visitor center, nature museum
Common Wildlife: Raccoons, deer, woodpeckers, quail

Trail in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, CA

One of many Big Basin Trails

Reservations Tips

Reservations for all Big Basin campsites are available from 2 days up to 7 months in advance. Reservations become available in one-month blocks on the first of the month, 7 months in advance. For example, on January 1 campsite reservations become available for all of July

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