Plan Your Hike
Address: Castle Rock State Park, Robert C. Kirkwood Entrance, 15451 Skyline Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95033
Hours: The station at the Robert C. Kirkwood Entrance is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, daily.
NOTE: The Kirkwood Entrance gate is closed and locked every day at sunset.
Directions: click here for Google maps directions
If you’d like to hike from the Skyline-to-the-Sea, here are resources to help you plan your trip:
- Trail description, photos, elevation changes and other details
- Camping Reservations: Santa Cruz Mountains Backcountry Trail Camps
- For trail maps, call Sempervirens Fund at (650) 949-1453
- Trail guidebooks
- Buy a Skyline-to-the-Sea Patch from Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
Sempervirens Fund continues to protect lands and help expand parks like those connected by the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail, including the recently preserved Castle Rock West property and the new Robert C. Kirkwood Entrance at Castle Rock State Park. But we can’t save the Santa Cruz Mountains for generations to come without volunteers and supporters like you.