Lush green and quiet woodlands offer solitude for hikers in this large, remote and under-used park.
Lush green and quiet woodlands offer solitude for hikers in this large, remote, and under-used park. This vast park offers 26 miles of trails through secluded forest and up to great views. Rare bird and plant species show themselves in the three sectors of Pescadero Creek.
This is not your average county park: It sprawls over 8,020 acres, encompassing the Pescadero Creek watershed, a major steelhead spawning stream that drains into Pescadero Marsh. The park–composed of the Sam McDonald, Memorial, and Heritage Grove units–has more than 26 miles of trails and sits beside Portola Redwoods State Park. The half-mile Heritage Grove […]