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town.ben lomond

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Scenic highway 9 winds from the Santa Cruz shoreline up the forested hills - into the majestic towering coastal redwood trees. This small community has a traffic light, some shopping & plenty scenery. Hiking & biking trails too. Big Basin Redwoods State Park is nearby.
elevation: 360'
population: 2,364
zip code: 95005


coastal mountains with dense redwood forest

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Santa Cruz County
in Santa Cruz Mountains
on scenic redwood Hwy 9



  • camping
  • hiking
  • Mystery Spot
  • Newell Creek
  • Manson Creek
  • Love Creek
  • mountain biking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Henry Cowell State Park
  • Loch Lomond (Lake)
  • Highlands County Park
  • description:
    Small community of coastal mountain redwoods, homes, restaurants, shopping & inns.

    nearby towns:
    Boulder Creek
    Santa Cruz
    local links:

    Ben Lomond Chamber of Commerce

    Kayaking San Lorenzo River
    TimeBank Santa Cruz

    Henry Cowell SP
    Total Escape California Camping


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