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Castle Rock State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Along the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, rugged Castle Rock State Park offers lovely views and large expanses of ...

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Salt Point Geology and History

December 21, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Geologist Tom Williams and retired Salt Point State Park ranger Bill Walton lead a Bay Nature walk through geology and ...

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Read the Rocks at Castle Rock

October 13, 2010 by Rick Bacigalupi

Come along on our hike at Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This park is a magnet ...

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Stories in Stone

July 01, 2010 by Doris Sloan

You'll find some of Central California's most remarkable rocks at this state park on the Sonoma coast. Here, waves, fault lines, and changes in sea level have left sublime stories written into the landscape.

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Climbing the Waves at Castle Rock State Park

January 01, 2010 by Paul McHugh

The high ridges and sandstone outcrops at Castle Rock have fascinated adventurers from explorer George Vancouver to the pioneers of modern rock climbing. Prolific wildflowers, great views, and an 80-foot waterfall add to the allure.

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The Rock in the Redwoods

January 01, 2007 by Carolyn Strange

Take a hike to a scene of otherworldly geology, hidden away in this Peninsula preserve's forests of tanoak, Douglas-fir, and second-growth redwood.

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Tafoni Around the Bay

January 01, 2007 by Matthew Bettelheim

The tafoni weathering formation featured at El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve is a particularly accessible example of an uncommon ...

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