What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Thanks for attending the Mole & Mariachi Festival! Click through to find out who won the mole competitionCELEBRATE
School's back in session. Time to sign up for a field trip to a local state park or beach!LEARN
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
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!