Butano State Park

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Butano Creek State Park
Butano State Park - Olmo Fire Road.jpg
Olmo Fire Road in Butano State Park
Map showing the location of Butano Creek State Park
LocationSan Mateo County, California, USA
Nearest cityPescadero, California
Coordinates37°12′48″N 122°18′35″W / 37.21333°N 122.30972°W / 37.21333; -122.30972Coordinates: 37°12′48″N 122°18′35″W / 37.21333°N 122.30972°W / 37.21333; -122.30972
Area4,728 acres (1,913 ha)
Established1956
Governing bodyCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation
 
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Butano Creek State Park
Butano State Park - Olmo Fire Road.jpg
Olmo Fire Road in Butano State Park
Map showing the location of Butano Creek State Park
LocationSan Mateo County, California, USA
Nearest cityPescadero, California
Coordinates37°12′48″N 122°18′35″W / 37.21333°N 122.30972°W / 37.21333; -122.30972Coordinates: 37°12′48″N 122°18′35″W / 37.21333°N 122.30972°W / 37.21333; -122.30972
Area4,728 acres (1,913 ha)
Established1956
Governing bodyCalifornia Department of Parks and Recreation

Butano State Park is a state park of California, USA, showcasing a secluded redwood-filled canyon. Located in San Mateo County near Pescadero, the 4,728-acre (1,913 ha) park was established in 1956.[1]

The park features miles of hiking trails, 21 drive-in campsites and 18 walk-in campsites. Restrooms with running water are provided. Drinking water is available at the park in both the campground and in the day use areas. There are no showers. Butano also has a backpacking site along a trail 5.5 miles (8.9 km) up from the entrance. There is no water at the site but there is water nearby from seasonal streams.[2]

Guided nature walk and weekend campfire programs are offered during the summer.

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  1. ^ California State Park System Statistical Report: Fiscal Year 2009/10. California State Parks. p. 30. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Butano SP". California State Parks. Retrieved 2011-10-23. 

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