Star Creek Ranch

Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

The  San Vicente Redwoods (formerly Cemex Redwoods)—the biggest piece of unprotected redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains until its purchase in 2011. Photo courtesy Land Trust.

Conserving Land Since 1978 The group that got its start protecting Antonelli Pond is making its mark on some of the region’s highest-profile conservation projects—including a mountain lion crossing on Highway 17, the Coastal Rail Trail and the incomparable San Vicente Redwoods.

Star Creek Ranch Adventure

California Bush Poppies are abundant on Star Creek Ranch's sunny ridges.

Exploring the Land Trust's 1,200-acre gem in the Pajaro Hills.