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The parks and their programs give us all the chance to experience the outdoors and all that lives there.

Enjoy winter at Santa Cruz-area
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Looking for something to do? Check out our calendar of events here.

Thinking about making an end-of-year donation? Please consider Friends!

What do you love about our parks and beaches? Share on Facebook and Instagram (#thatsmypark).

Limited access to online ParkStore

Our online ParkStore remains open throughout the holidays, however, it is now too late to order items for delivery by Christmas.

Also, any items ordered from Saturday, Dec. 20, to Sunday, Jan. 4, will be shipped beginning Monday, Jan. 5. Thanks for your support.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 20th

Drop In Family Craft - Luminaria

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Saturday, December 20th

Holiday Redwood Loop Walk: The Nutcracker

Big Basin Redwoods State Park


Saturday, December 20th

Coffee Talk and Crafts

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

9:00am to 12:00pm