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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Support Friends when you shop at New Leaf in downtown Santa Cruz!SUPPORT
Explore Santa Cruz’s history with our new book, The Mission Santa Cruz Mystery: Seven Clues to Find
the Site of the First Mission.
It’s Elephant Seal season at Año Nuevo State Park. RVSP for a tour!ADVENTURE
Mark your calendar: Registration for California State Parks Guided Backpacking Tours opens Feb. 1.LEARN
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) is a vital partner with California State Parks, creatively working to ensure our cherished local parks and beaches are thriving and available to all. Friends’ innovative and collaborative community partnership provides support and investment for education, equity and inclusion, conservation, facilities improvements, historic preservation and cultural events.I want to help!