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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
We are proud to announce the restoration of the Castro Adobe is complete! Friends has created a video celebrating the restoration process. Thank you!WATCH
Interested in participating in a guided backpacking adventure this summer? Now's the time to sign up for the California State Parks Backpacking Adventures. Space is limited!BACKPACK
A break in the storms! Plan your visit to an open state park or beach now! Find out current park status here.VISIT
Shop the ParkStore online for Seacliff State Beach souvenirs featuring the iconic Michael Schwab Cement Ship image. All proceeds support local state parks and beaches.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!