Driving to the Redwood Resort
150 Grove Street Boulder Creek, CA. 95006       831-338-3413
Directions from San Jose/Bay Area. Three ways to go. Take
your pick:

   Hwy 17, EASIEST BUT LONGEST ROUTE (about 37 miles, 55 minutes from San
Jose)
Recommended for most people unless you are used to driving in the mountains. Definitely the recommended route
for those driving an RV or pulling a trailer.
Take Hwy 17 towards Santa Cruz. Go all the way to Scotts Valley. In Scotts Valley, take the
exit for Mt. Herman Road, turn right at the light (following signs to Felton). Take Mt. Herman
Road all the way through Scotts Valley until it ends at the park in Felton. Turn right, stay in the
right lane and take the next immediate right. Now you are on Hwy 9 headed towards Boulder
Creek. You will go about 6 miles, through Ben Lomond and Brookdale. When you see the sign
saying you have entered Boulder Creek, drive past the first street (River St.) on the right, then make your next
right, which is Grove Street. The sign for the resort will be right in
front of you, make a right at the sign and then turn left into the resort.
NOTE: Do not take Lorenzo Ave off of Hwy 9 if recommended by GPS, this road is indefinitely closed at the south
end due to a wash-out. Continue north to Grove Street.

              Hwy 9, SCENIC ROUTE (about 35 miles, 55 minutes from San Jose)
Take Hwy 9 into the Santa Cruz mountains (from Hwy 17 take Hwy 9/Los Gatos exit and turn
left in Saratoga, from Hwy 280 take Saratoga Ave towards Saratoga). Go through the town of
Saratoga, past Hakone Gardens etc. You will go about 6 miles at which point you come to a
four-way stop at Hwy 35 (Skyline). Go forward through the stop sign, staying on Hwy 9. You
will go about another 15 miles, and then enter the town of Boulder Creek. Go forward through
the stop sign and continue through town. When you start to leave town you will see a Foster
Freeze on your left. Go a few more blocks and you will see a sign, "Brookdale 1 mi". Grove
Street is the next left. Turn left onto Grove, the sign for the resort will be right in front of you,
make a right at the sign and then left into the resort.

   Bear Creek Road, CRAZY BUT QUICK ROUTE (about 25 miles, 40 minutes from
San Jose)
For people who like adventure and experienced mountain drivers. Not recommended for those
pulling trailers or driving motor homes. This road can be difficult to navigate at night.
Take Hwy 17 towards Santa Cruz. At Lexington Reservoir, take exit for Bear Creek Road. Turn
left at the stop sign after you get off the freeway. Drive carefully as this road is narrow and
twisty. Do not stray from the yellow line. At times the road will veer off in different directions,
but Bear Creek is the only road with a yellow dividing line, so as long as you follow that, you will
not get lost. When the road dead-ends at Hwy 9 in Boulder Creek, turn left than follow Hwy 9
into town. Go forward through the stop sign and continue through town. When you start to leave
town you will see a Foster Freeze on your left. Go a few more blocks and you will see a sign,
"Brookdale 1 mi". Grove Street is the next left. Turn left onto Grove, the sign for the resort will
be right in front of you, make a right at the sign and then left into the resort.
Directions from Santa Cruz/Central Coast area. Three ways to
go. Take your pick:

     Hwy 17, EASIEST BUT LONGEST ROUTE  (about 15 miles, 25 minutes from  
Santa Cruz)
Recommended route for those driving RV's or pulling trailers. From Hwy 1 NB take Hwy 17 North exit on the right
side of freeway. From Hwy 1 SB (Mission Street), turn left onto Hwy 1 connector, go through stoplight and then stay
left onto Hwy 17 North. Take Hwy 17 north for approx. three miles and take the Mount Herman Road exit. Keep
driving forward onto Mount Herman Road.
Take Mt. Herman Road all the way through Scotts Valley until it ends at the park in Felton. Turn right, stay in the
right lane and take the next immediate right. Now you are on Hwy 9 headed towards Boulder Creek. You will go
about 6 miles, through Ben Lomond and Brookdale. When you see the sign saying you have entered Boulder
Creek, drive past the first street (River St.) on the right, then  make your next right, which is Grove Street. The sign
for the resort will be right in
front of you, make a right at the sign and then turn left into the resort.
NOTE: Do not take Lorenzo Ave off of Hwy 9 if recommended by GPS, this road is indefinitely closed at the south
end due to a wash out. Continue north to Grove Street.

      Hwy 9, SCENIC ROUTE (about 13 miles, 25 minutes from Santa Cruz)
Not recommended for those pulling trailers or driving large motor homes. No services for the first six miles through
Henry Cowell State Park. From Hwy 1 NB, stay to the left when the highway splits in Santa Cruz, take the “fish hook”
and stay in the right lane. Exit to the right then turn right on Hwy 9. following the signs to “Big Basin/Boulder Creek”.
From Hwy 1 SB (Mission Street), turn left onto Hwy 1 connector, then turn left onto Hwy 9 at the first stoplight. Drive
approx 13 miles north to Boulder Creek. When you see the sign saying you have entered Boulder Creek, drive
past the first street (River St.) on the right, then  make your next right, which is Grove Street. The sign for the
resort will be right in front of you, make a right at the sign and then turn left into the resort.
NOTE: Do not take Lorenzo Ave off of Hwy 9 if recommended by GPS, this road is indefinitely closed at the south
end due to a wash out. Continue north to Grove Street.

    GRAHAM HILL ROAD (about 13 miles, 25 minutes from Santa Cruz)
From Hwy 1 NB, stay to the left when the highway splits in Santa Cruz, take the “fish hook” and stay in the left lane.
Merge onto Ocean Street and stay in your right lane, go underneath bridge and turn right at the first light onto
Graham Hill Road. From Hwy 1 SB (Mission Street) turn left onto Hwy 1 connector, go through the first stoplight and
take the Ocean Street exit on the right. Turn left at the end of the ramp onto Graham Hill Rd. Drive approximately
six miles to Felton. Once you pass the Safeway and Mt. Hermon Road, get in your right lane and turn right at the
next light. Now you are on Hwy 9 headed towards Boulder Creek. You will go about 6 miles, through Ben Lomond
and Brookdale. When you see the sign saying you have entered Boulder Creek, drive past the first street (River
St.) on the right, then  make your next right, which is Grove Street. The sign for the resort will be right in front of
you, make a right at the sign and then turn left into the resort.
NOTE: Do not take Lorenzo Ave off of Hwy 9 if recommended by GPS, this road is indefinitely closed at the south
end due to a wash out. Continue north to Grove Street.