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Santa Cruz Memorial Forest

Become a part of a redwood forest nestled in the mountains

Explore the Forest

Browse trees online or in forest with a Guide

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What makes the Santa Cruz Forest Special

Towering Coastal Redwoods

Abundant Wildlife

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

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In-Forest Services

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Customers can visit or begin the Forest Memorial process.
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Upcoming Events

Better Place Forests 101: Intro to the Santa Cruz Memorial Forest 

Join us for a guided walk through your local memorial forest.

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.