Big Basin Redwoods Saddle Mountain Phase1B Interim Improvements


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Big Basin Redwoods Saddle Mountain Phase1B Interim Improvements
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
On August 15, 2020, the CZU Lightening Complex fire destroyed several structures within Big Basin Redwoods State Park. The Saddle Mountain area was spared extensive damage, in comparison to the Park Headquarters area, and is accessible and in a prime location to provide interim facilities that will facilitate and support park reconstruction and coordination efforts. Work is being done over two initial phases, with this being the second phase (Phase 1B) of the work.

Contact Information

Brad Michalk
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Statewide Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Santa Cruz
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Big Basin Way (SR 236) at Little Basin Road
State Highways
Other Location Info
The Saddle Mountain area of Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the replacement of facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster- stricken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act, commencing with Section 8550 of the Government Code.


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