What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Welcome, new park concessionaires.Seacliff, Lighthouse Field
Friends is hiring Park Visitor Service Aides for Castle Rock, Portola Redwoods, Big Basin, Butano and Año Nuevo State Parks!Jobs
Mural installed, dedicated on Mission Street.Santa Cruz Mission
Author talk with Terry Tempest Williams at Bookshop Santa Cruz.Events Calendar
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!