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BANKS RANCH IN THE REDWOODS
99%
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48 reviews
· Santa Cruz, California
37 acres
2 sites
2 Caravan/Tent
Purchased from the original owner in 1998. Doug has been clearing and improving the ranch for over 20 years. After surviving the CZU Fire in the summer of 2020, the clearing is continuing and the green growth is thriving all over the ranch. Come revive and energize your soul as you experience the the magic of this private redwood forest. Feel the soothing sound and atmosphere of the pristine creek and its' endless flow as it meanders through the ranch. The seclusion and calmness of this place is addicting! PITCH YOUR TENT UNDER THE MAJESTIC REDWOODS ON THE OLDTIMERS SKID LANDING AND ENJOY THE PRIVACY, SERENITY AND THE SOUNDS OF NATURE ALL AROUND YOU. EASY WALKING ON OUR PRIVATE LOGGING ROADS. SEE THE RESULTS OF THE CZU FIRE AS YOUR HIKE DOWN TO THE PRISTINE AND BEAUTIFUL YEAR ROUND CREEK THAT RUNS THOUGH THE RANCH.
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Santa Cruz, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Doug & Denise B.Joined in April 2021
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55 Ratings · 48 reviews
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Alicia S.recommends
September 26, 2022
PEACEFUL REDWOOD LANDING
This place is amazing. Big open space to do what you want. Owners are very sweet and let you be. Great area! Definitely coming back!
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Eavan M.recommends
September 25, 2022
Peaceful Redwood all wheel drive
An absolute gem
Our group of four had a fantastic time! Site #2 is situated on a spacious, flat terrace which overlooks forest in every direction. A quick hike down a cleared trail will take you to the creek below. This is the perfect place to escape the crush of the city. The site is located about a mile into the property and it’s very private even though it’s only a 15 minute drive to the beach. We spent one day hiking along the coast near Shark Fin Cove and using our camping stove to cook up fresh seafood from the abalone farm near Davenport before heading back to Bonny Doon for a glass of wine and a game of cribbage at Beauregard Vineyards. We finished our day by exploring the creek bed back at the campsite and enjoying a meal by the campfire. This is our new favorite spot. To top it off Doug and Denise are wonderful, gracious hosts. Look no further, this spot can’t be beat!
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Daniel L.recommends
September 11, 2022
Peaceful Redwood all wheel drive
We loved Doug & Denise’s place? Beautiful and secluded. We will definitely come back.
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Jared S.recommends
August 28, 2022
PEACEFUL REDWOOD LANDING
Anniversary Camping Trip
Huge secluded campsite in a large redwood forest. Doug & Denise were absolutely incredible hosts and provided a great experience for us during our stay.
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Jim M.recommends
August 24, 2022
PEACEFUL REDWOOD LANDING
Redwood grove is spectacular! Thanks for sharing your space D&D!
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Christian B.recommends
August 15, 2022
Peaceful Redwood all wheel drive
Secluded beauty!
We loved camping on Doug and Denise's site. They were very welcoming and helpful. There is only one other site on the property. Campers from that site will walk through the Creek Site we stayed in to access the creek. Will definitely stay again!
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