Guide to Boulder Creek

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Boulder Creek is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, 13 miles north of Santa Cruz. The unincorporated community was formed in the 19th century to support the logging industry. Home to many shops, restaurants and a live music scene, famous for its bluegrass and down-home Americana sound. It is also the entryway to Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California's first state park, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2014.

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Popular Things to Do in Boulder Creek

Burger Joints

Foster's Freeze

110 Mountain St, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

American Restaurants

Suda Restaurant

3910 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

"Healthy, fun and delicious!" - Dan V.

Pizza Restaurants

Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery

800 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Coffee Houses

Verve Coffee Roasters

816 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Banquet Rooms

Scopazzi's Restaurant & Lounge

13300 Big Basin Way, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Scopazzi's offers the finest Italian restaurant in the area, featuring an extensive wine list and a full lounge bar.

Chinese Restaurants

Red Pearl

13151 Hwy 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Mexican Restaurants

Taqueria Vallarta No 2

893 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Delis and Meats

New Leaf Community Markets

13159 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Get fresh with local farmers at New Leaf! We specialize in fresh, local and organic produce, prepared fresh foods, sustainable meat and seafood, all natural groceries, vitamins, and body care.

Scenes from Boulder Creek
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