Brookdale is an unincorporated town located in Santa Cruz County, California. It is located in the San Lorenzo Valley between Boulder Creek and Ben Lomond on Highway 9. It has a population of about 1,000.
The Brookdale Lodge is known for having a stream run through the restaurant. The original lodge was built in 1890 by Judge James Harvey Logan at the site of the Grover Lumber Mill. Before Judge Logan's development, the area was know as Clear Creek and Brookville. The lodge is still in use and it is rumored to be haunted by Sarah Logan, a niece of the owner, who drowned in the creek within the lodge in the 1920s, according to multiple print and online sources.
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