What Do You Want to Do?
Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Monarch butterfly tours are happening Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am and 2 pm, at Natural Bridges State Beach!EXPLORE
Order online by Monday Dec. 17 to get gifts before the holidays!SHOP
Elephant seal season is nearing at Año Nuevo State Park. Make plans now!VISIT
Start 2019 off with a First Day Hike. Get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and welcome the New Year!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!