What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Restore trails at Lighthouse Field State Beach on Earth Day.Volunteer
Teachers, sign up now for free field trips through the new Kids2Parks Program!Learn
Assist with ongoing special projects, including the Wilder Ranch Farm Animal Program.Support
Pacific Migrations Visitor Center at New Brighton State Beach is open weekends!Visit
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!