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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Mural installed, dedicated on Mission Street.Santa Cruz Mission
Author event, book signing July 23.Natural Bridges
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Welcome, new park concessionaires.Seacliff, Lighthouse Field
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit sustaining the legacy of our state parks and beaches. Through an innovative partnership with California State Parks, and by leveraging local community support, Friends has provided millions of dollars of funding for educational programs, visitor services and capital projects.I want to help!