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Little Basin "This Land Is Your Land" Camping and Recreation Festival
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:00am - 04:00pm
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Saturday, April 27, 2013 Little Basin Cabins and Campgrounds 11-4pm Join us at Little Basin for our 2nd Annual "This Land Is Your Land" Camping and Recreation Festival. This year's festival will include interpretive hikes, tours, family activities, games, art, live music, outdoor classes and demonstrations, educational booths, and vendors. A great day for kids and people of all ages, attend for the day, or reserve a campsite for the weekend! For more information please call 831-338-8018 or visit www.littlebasin.org To make a camping reservation please visit www.reserveamerica.com
Location : Little Basin Cabins and Campground 21700 Little Basin Road, Boulder Creek, Ca, 95006
Contact : Lauren Donnelly-Crocker This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Free Admission, $10 Parking

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