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Our diverse parks and beaches have something for everyone. Find your next adventure!
Experience Big Basin one year after the fire through 3D Virtual Tours of the Entrance Road, Park Headquarters and more.REIMAGINE
Beach wheelchairs are available for use at eight state beaches in Santa Cruz County. Reserve one for free!ACCESS
Portola Redwoods State Park turns off showers, closes campground due to drought.NEWS
Fire restrictions are in effect due to heightened fire danger and limited available fire suppression resources.NOTICE
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!