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Hiking on private 4,000 acre reserve

http://www.redshift.com/~bigcreek

One day each year Big Creek Reserve opens to the public for a day of hiking and tours. One of the most beautiful, pristine watersheds on the face of the earth, Big Creek is worth the drive to see it. Normally, the reserve is only for educational use. It is part of the UC Natural Reserve System, which has about 40 reserves throughout the state. Each reserve is operated by a specific UC campus; Big Creek belongs to UC Santa Cruz. Absolutely beautiful, check out the website! Especially the quicktime VR panoramas! http://www.redshift.com/~bigcreek