Take Hwy 17, exit at Mt. Herman Rd., Scotts Valley, go west 3.5 miles to Graham Hill Rd., then right ¼ mile to the light at Hwy 9 and turn left on Hwy 9. Travel .7 mile and enter Henry Cowell State Park. The start is at the main picnic area just to the right after passing the kiosk.

The race is in the Henry Cowell State Park picnic area. You can not drive to the race start via the Graham Hill Rd campground entrance.

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There will not be a park entrance fee charged for Race Thru The Redwoods participants. Parking in the main lot is only available to race participants who show proof of park entrance payment ($10 or Annual Park Pass).

Parking is limited. Carpool if possible or meet friends outside the park and drive in one vehicle.  There is additional parking available at Roaring Camp off of Graham Hill Rd. until 11:00 am without charge. Overflow parking will be at the Pro Build parking lot. Both Roaring Camp and San Lorenzo parking are .7 mile form the start.