Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

The Santa Cruz Trailhead is Chaparral, shaded by oak trees. Trail follows Oso Creek. It is recommended that visitors do not drink the water found in Oso Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No vehicle Access. Road is temporarily closed at the First Crossing due to high water levels
Fees No fee to park at the Upper Oso/Santa Cruz Trailhead. No Adventure Pass is required.

General Information

Directions: From Hwy 101, 10 miles NW on Hwy 154, 6.7 miles E. on Paradise Road and 1 mile north on the Upper Oso Road to the Santa Cruz trailhead at Upper Oso Campground.



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  Area/Length : 
1.7 miles


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