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
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
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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