Santa Cruz Memorial Forest
Become a part of a redwood forest nestled in the mountains
What makes the Santa Cruz Forest Special
Towering Coastal Redwoods
Peaceful Spring-fed Pond
Experience the forest sights and sounds
Our Guides will bring the forest to life with an online tour, or visit in-person to feel the magic firsthand.
Join the Santa Cruz Community
Connect with people who love nature as much as you do.
Explore with a Better Place Forests Guide
Browse and shop the Santa Cruz Forest with one-on-one support from a Guide. You can choose favorites online or visit the forest in-person to find your forever tree.
Visiting the Santa Cruz Forest
Forest Visiting Hours
Thursday – Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm
by appointment only – schedule below
Getting started? Find your tree.
Customers can visit or begin the Forest Memorial process.
Find Your Tree
Existing Customer Visit
Better Place Forests 101: Intro to the Santa Cruz Memorial Forest
Join us for a guided walk through your local memorial forest.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023
11:00 AM or 2:00 PM
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trees with a Guide
Find the tree that speaks to you by exploring trees online or in-forest.