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San Francisco: Cowell Redwoods Loop

This Friday, skip gridlock and take mass transit to a campsite near big redwoods, then hike to views of Monterey Bay.

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To Trailhead

From 700 4th St. Station, board Caltrain to San Jose. Transfer to Amtrak Hwy. 17 Express to Santa Cruz. At Metro Center, take Bus 31 to Graham Hill Road stop @ Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park; on return, take Bus 32 (both buses M-F only). caltrain.com; scmtd.com

Towering trees

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