What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Support parks! Join Friends of State Parks today.Donate
Spots left in State Parks-led backpacking trips!Visit
Volunteer training at Castle Rock and Portola Redwoods state parks starts in April!Volunteer
Friends has developed free Castro Adobe curriculum for grades 3-4.Resources
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 funds educational programs, visitor services and capital projects.I want to help!