Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 22, 2022

Big Basin Redwoods State Park Partially Reopens

Bay Nature reports 

Big Basin State Park is not the lush, shady ancient forest it once was. In August 2020, 97 percent of the old-growth forest nestled in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains burned in the devastating CZU Lightning Complex fire. Eighteen thousand acres burned, and the iconic park visitors center, lodge, staff homes, and other buildings were reduced to ash. An eerie silence hung over the scorched earth and skeletal trees.

Read more at Big Basin Redwoods State Park Partially Reopens – Bay Nature

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