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Please respect the privacy of our guests and only visit with an appointment or as part of a group.


The Sequoia Retreat Center is easy to find.

We are located in Ben Lomond (California State Highway 9), about ten miles north of Santa Cruz.


Coming from the north, Hwy 880 becomes Hwy 17 in San Jose (at Hwy 280 intersection). Take Hwy 17 South (toward Santa Cruz).


Take the Mt. Hermon Road exit. At the stoplight turn right on Mt. Hermon Road. Stay on Mt. Hermon Road for 2 miles through Scotts Valley.


Turn right on Graham Hill Road.  Take a quick right again at the next signal onto Hwy 9. Drive 4.5 miles through Ben Lomond, past the Ben Lomond Market and Fire Station.


Turn left on Alba Road (just after the Quaker Center sign). Proceed 1.6 miles up the hill.

When driving up Alba, go 1.6 miles, and


/ go past the first entrance for Sequoia Seminar, and go to the 2nd entrance, and make a left into The Sequoia Retreat Center...there are signs!


Drive 50 feet, and then make a left at the Hidden Falls Trail street sign, and then drive straight for 50 feet, and look for our Art-Kitchen (i.e., blue building).


We will meet you there.

We are 45 minutes from San Jose
1.5 hrs from San Francisco.

Buses will not make it up Alba Road.  If you are transporting a group, please use only 15 person shuttle vans.  
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