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Guide to the Big Basin Redwoods State Park Photographic Collection
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Description
The Big Basin Redwoods State Park Photographic Collection contains 1,895 cataloged images that date from 1890 through 2014. Images depict the abundant natural and cultural resources contained within California's oldest state park.
Background
Big Basin Redwoods State Park contains roughly 18,363 acres of natural, cultural, and historical resources. Located in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties, the park resides primarily in the Santa Cruz Mountains and extends to the Pacific Coast, encompasses the Waddell and Año Nuevo Creek watersheds, and is roughly 65 miles southeast of the city of San Francisco and 23 miles northwest of the city of Santa Cruz. The park is accessible by car from the east via Highways 9 and 236 and from the west via Highway 1.
Extent
1,895 images
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head Curator of the California State Parks Photographic Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.