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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Get a copy of our brand new book "The Mission Santa Cruz Mystery: Seven Clues To Find The Site Of The First Mission"!PURCHASE
The new entrance at Castle Rock State Park is now open. Explore new trails and enjoy new amenities!ADVENTURE
The "Cement Ship" celebrated her 100th birthday this June. Find commemorative merchandise at the Seacliff ParkStore.SHOP
School's back in session. Time to sign up for a field trip to a local state park or beach!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!