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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
State Parks Annual Passes extended three months! Find your new expiration date and plan your next visit.VISIT
State Parks campground sites are closed effective Dec. 17 due to the critical need to stop the COVID-19 surge.COVID UPDATE
Support wildfire recovery in Big Basin, Butano, Fall Creek and Año Nuevo state parks.SUPPORT
Restoration of the Castro Adobe continues with whitewashing and fire suppression upgrades. Read the latest.ENGAGE
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!