Samuel P. Taylor State Park

Samuel P. Taylor State Park

This 2,882-acre park is studded with oaks, majestic redwoods, and shady canyon groves. It was named after a man who opened and operated the first paper mill here on the West Coast, which eventually became one of California's first recreational camping sites in the late 1870s. It's still a popular place to camp to this day. 


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  • Latest News

    This park is temporarily closed to cars, but it's still open to local residents who want to get some fresh air.


    Be sure to practice social distancing of six feet or more when you're spending time outdoors 🌲

  • Reasons To Visit

    • Hiking trails
    • Biking trails
    • Camping
    • Picnic areas
    • Horseback riding