Little Basin Acquisition


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Little Basin Acquisition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Acquire approximately 535 acres of land known as the Little Basin property, located south of State Highway 236 in northern Santa Cruz County for inclusion into Big Basin Redwoods State Park to administer, protect, provide for recreational opportunity, and develop the State Park System. Jointly owned by the Sempervirens Fund and the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), this former Hewlitt-Packard employee retreat comes complete with cabins, clubhouse, caretaker's residence, maintenance shop, and other recreational structures. Any future projects or development of the Little Basin property will require a full environmental compliance review.

Contact Information
Emily Ferguson
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 445-8779


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the acquisition of land in order to establish a park where the land is currently in, and will be kept in a natural condition, included as "acquisitions of contiguous properties" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR Sec. 15300.4.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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