What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Registration opens Feb. 1 for California State Parks' Backpacking Adventures.EXPLORE
Become a volunteer at Wilder Ranch or Big Basin Redwoods State Parks. Training starts soon!VOLUNTEER
Monarch butterfly tours happen on weekends at Natural Bridges State Beach!LEARN
Elephant seal season is happening at Año Nuevo State Park. Make plans now!VISIT
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!