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Protected Redwood Forests

We are California’s first land trust, and since 1900 Sempervirens Fund has protected more than 54 square miles of redwood-forested land in the Santa Cruz Mountains and helped establish three state and two regional parks. We often own and restore land until it can be managed by public agencies. Read on to learn about the public parks we have helped establish and expand, and you can explore today, and the 11,000 acres of properties we own and care for today.

Public Parks

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

California’s first state park

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Butano State Park

A Serene Nature Getaway

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Castle Rock State Park

Known for its sandstone formations

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Año Nuevo State Park

From Redwoods to Elephant Seals

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Portola Redwoods State Park

A Beautiful Secluded Forest

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Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

From Mountains Tops to Ocean Waves

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Protected Lands

Butano Creek Watershed

From Ridge to Ocean

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Castle Rock West

Protecting Castle Rock

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Gazos Creek Redwoods

Vital Habitat Conservation

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Jamison Creek

Connecting Land for Countless Species

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Lompico Headwaters

A Legendary Forest

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Redwood Meadows

A Fresh Take on Protecting and Connecting Forests

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