Lodges and Huts
Sam MacDonald Hut was built in 1977 to inspire the development of a network of trails and huts from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Santa Cruz.
Location: In Sam MacDonald County Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains,
west of Menlo Park, near La Honda. A 1.5 mile hike from the park entrance. Surrounded by
5000 acres of public and semi-public land.
Facilities: Living room, dining area, kitchen, loft with mattresses.
Activities: Hiking in the adjacent parklands and to the ocean;
trailbuilding, maintenance, mapping.
Staff: Volunteer hutmaster.
Reservations: Open by reservation for day and overnight use. Nominal
fee, with discount to Sierra Club members. Generally open throughout the week, but
occasionally restricted to week-end use.
For information and reservations, contact:
Loma Prieta Chapter Office,
3921 E. Bayshore Rd. Ste 204,
Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650-390-8411 ext 393)
Photos furnished by Kristi Timmings, Loma Prieta Chapter. Source: Sierra Club Resource
Guide: Lodges (#711, 3/91).