TOMORROW Little Basin Festival

2014-04-26LIttleBasinWhat:     Little Basin’s 3rd Annual Camping Festival
aka “This Land Is Your Land”

Where:  Little Basin Cabins & Campground
21700 Little Basin Road
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

When:    April 26th, 11:00am till 4:00pm

Cost:       Entry is Free, Parking is $10 per car

Little Basin is having their 3rd annual Camping Festival aka “This Land Is Your Land”, it is a mix of camping activities, live music, fun, and celebrating Earth Day. The main site is at the Deer Meadow Group Campground. There will be food at the picnic area next to the amphitheater, so bring cash. Venders will be selling their wears and other treats at the main site. There is a large playground for the kids close to all the action, allowing everyone to take in the music while playing. Other activities include interpretive hikes, family activities, games, art, outdoor classes, and demonstrations. So come on out and enjoy a fun filled day with family, friends, and community, making everyday Earth Day.

Directions from the corner of Highway 9 and Big Basin Way
Take Big Basin Way (CA 236) north (towards Big Basin State Park) for 6.5 miles
Turn Left onto Little Basin Road
Take Little Basin Road for 1.7 miles
Arrive at 21700 Little Basin Road, where there is lots of parking

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