Google Trekker

Bringing the Woods to the Internet: Google Trekker in Big Basin

Photo by: Allie Caulfield, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Old Growth Redwood

A loud crack sounds behind you… that was no squirrel. Just around the next bend on a twisting, shaded trail in Big Basin, something is coming. You turn the corner, peeking past a large redwood tree and are greeted by an eye, a mechanical eye! The robots are here!

Google Trekker Shows the Way to Living Memorials

Amanda Krauss and Paul Davis study a Big Basin map before hitting the trail with Trekker. Hilltromper photo.

Sempervirens Fund maps 60 miles of hiking trails in Big Basin, enabling those who've dedicated redwood trees and groves to virtually visit the park.