List of Beaches in Santa Cruz County California

Santa Cruz County Beaches

3 Central CoastSanta CruzBig Basin Redwoods State ParkHwy. 236, off Hwy. 9, 14 mi. N. of Santa CruzPark extends to ocean from main entrance on Hwy. 236831-338-8860YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.09833-122.27971
3 Central CoastSanta CruzWaddell Creek BeachHwy. One, 1 mi. S. of San Mateo County linePart of Big Basin Redwoods State Park831-338-8860NoYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.09527-122.278904
3 Central CoastSanta CruzRancho del Oso Nature CenterOld Coast Rd., one-quarter mile from Hwy. OneNature exhibits, part of Big Basin Redwoods State Park831-427-2288NoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.097599-122.274433
3 Central CoastSanta CruzGreyhound Rock AccessHwy. One, 1 mi. S. of Waddell Creek BeachSteep path to cove beach831-454-7901NoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.080033-122.265324
3 Central CoastSanta CruzScott Creek BeachHwy. One, 2.9 mi. N. of DavenportRoadside parking831-454-7901NoYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.040296-122.229892
3 Central CoastSanta CruzDavenport Landing BeachDavenport Landing Rd. off Hwy. One, 1.4 mi. N. of DavenportWindsurfingNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.024521-122.216356
3 Central CoastSanta CruzDavenport BluffsW. of Hwy. One, .2 mi. N. of DavenportBlufftop viewing area near railroad crossing at Hwy. One, use caution near steep cliffsNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.013636-122.19982
3 Central CoastSanta CruzDavenport BeachOff Hwy. One, opposite Ocean St., DavenportUnimproved trail to beachNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.008897-122.193336
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSharktooth BeachOff Hwy. One, .5 mi. S. of DavenportShort trail to pocket beachNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.003776-122.185554
3 Central CoastSanta CruzBonny Doon BeachW. of Hwy. One at Bonny Doon RoadShort trail to beach831-454-7901NoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County37.000593-122.182069
3 Central CoastSanta CruzYellow Bank BeachW. of Hwy. One, 1 mi. S. of Bonny Doon RoadPark on dirt frontage roadNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County36.993213-122.170523
3 Central CoastSanta CruzLaguna Creek BeachW. of Hwy. One, 2.2 mi. S. of Bonny Doon RoadLimited parking at Laguna Rd.NoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County36.981762-122.155295
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPiggy BeachW. of Old Coast Road, approx. 4 mi. S. of Davenportsmall cove beach; park on shoulder of Old Coast Road, follow brown directional sign, stay on trail and head seawardNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoA. Northern Santa Cruz County36.977887-122.147092
3 Central CoastSanta CruzFour Mile BeachOff Hwy. One, 2.1 mi. W. of Wilder Ranch State Park main entranceUnimproved parking, part of Wilder Ranch State Park831-423-9703NoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.966271-122.123406
3 Central CoastSanta CruzThree Mile BeachOff Hwy. One, 1.4 mi. W. of Wilder Ranch State Park entranceUnimproved parking, part of Wilder Ranch State Park831-423-9703NoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.961727-122.113472
3 Central CoastSanta CruzOhlone Bluff TrailFrom Four Mile Beach to Wilder Ranch State ParkMeandering trail follows the blufftop, respect adjacent farming operations831-423-9703NoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.954532-122.092068
3 Central CoastSanta CruzWilder Ranch State ParkHwy. One, 2 mi. W. of Santa CruzMain entrance, historic ranch buildings, equestrian camping, inland trails831-423-9703YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.96093-122.087027
3 Central CoastSanta CruzHenry Cowell Redwoods State ParkHwy. 9, 3 mi. N. of Santa CruzLarge inland park, hiking, nature center831-335-4598YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges37.043896-122.072815
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeymour Marine Discovery CenterDelaware Ave. and Shaffer Rd., Santa CruzAquarium displays, touch tanks, bookshop831-459-3800YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.949416-122.065063
3 Central CoastSanta CruzLong Marine LaboratoryCorner of Delaware Ave. and Shaffer Rd., Santa CruzResearch and education facilities focusing on marine life, coastal conservation, and climate changeYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.949443-122.06576
3 Central CoastSanta CruzDe Anza Mobile Home Park Access2395 Delaware Ave., Santa CruzPath to beach through mobile home communityNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.954496-122.062287
3 Central CoastSanta CruzNatural Bridges State Beach2531 W. Cliff Dr., Santa CruzMonarch butterflies overwinter in trees831-423-4609YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoB. Wilder Ranch to Natural Bridges36.950745-122.055934
3 Central CoastSanta CruzWest Cliff DriveFrom Natural Bridges State Beach to Cowell Beach, Santa CruzScenic overlooks, bicycle/pedestrian trailNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.949589-122.048837
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway to Beach - Pelton AvenueWest Cliff Dr. at end of Pelton Ave.Access to narrow beach and Steamer Lane surf breakNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.954788-122.024721
3 Central CoastSanta CruzMitchell's Cove BeachW. Cliff Dr. at Almar Ave., Santa CruzPocket beachNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.952516-122.041556
3 Central CoastSanta CruzLighthouse Field State BeachAlong W. Cliff Dr. at Point Santa CruzScenic views, surfing museum831-429-2850NoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.953157-122.028984
3 Central CoastSanta CruzIts BeachAlong W. Cliff Dr., W. of Lighthouse Point, Santa CruzPocket beach, dogs allowed limited hoursNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central35.952216-122.028597
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Surfing MuseumMark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse, Lighthouse PointExhibits, vintage surfboardsYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.951547-122.026665
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway at Surfers MemorialAlong W. Cliff Dr., Northeast of Lighthouse Point, Santa CruzNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.952728-122.025646
3 Central CoastSanta CruzMonterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center35 Pacific Ave., across from Municipal Wharf, Santa CruzInteractive exhibits and film screenings, free admission831-421-9993NoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.963117-122.024337
3 Central CoastSanta CruzCowell BeachBetween W. Cliff Dr. and the Municipal Wharf., Santa CruzPopular swimming beachNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.961603-122.023869
3 Central CoastSanta CruzNeary Lagoon City ParkOff California Ave., N. of Bay St., Santa CruzBoardwalks, birding, tennis courtsNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.963447-122.034746
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Municipal WharfPacific Ave. and Beach St., Santa CruzRestaurants, boat rentals, fee for vehicle entryYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYesYesC. Santa Cruz Central36.962567-122.023483
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Beach Boardwalk400 Beach St., Santa CruzSeaside amusement park, free admission, fee for rides831-423-5590NoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.963759-122.018808
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Main BeachE. of Municipal WharfWide swimming beachNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.963435-122.017302
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Mission State Historic ParkSchool St. off Emmett St. near High St.Replica mission church, historic adobe831-425-5849NoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.977701-122.027941
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSan Lorenzo River Bike PathAlong San Lorenzo River, Santa CruzBike paths on both sides of the riverNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.972567-122.022602
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Hostel321 Main St., Santa CruzHistoric Carmelita Cottages, shared kitchen831-423-8304YesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoC. Santa Cruz Central36.965372-122.023434
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSan Lorenzo PointFoot of E. Cliff Dr. off Murray St., Santa CruzOverlookNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.964184-122.011422
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeabright BeachE. Cliff Dr., San Lorenzo Point to Seabright Ave., Santa CruzVery wide beach831-427-4868NoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.963414-122.01038
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Museum of Natural History1305 E. Cliff Dr.History and nature exhibits831-420-6115YesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.964517-122.009666
3 Central CoastSanta CruzWalton LighthouseWest Jetty, Santa Cruz HarborModern lighthouse, fishing spotNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.960688-122.002216
3 Central CoastSanta CruzMariner Park / West HarborMariner Park Way off Atlantic Ave., Santa CruzHand-launching of boats, restaurant831-475-6161YesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesHand LaunchD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.965291-122.003481
3 Central CoastSanta CruzFrederick Street ParkFrederick St., access off Soquel Ave., Santa CruzLawns, play equipment, pedestrian access to harborNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.972129-122.002525
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Harbor NorthBrommer St. off 7th Ave.Boat berths, dry storage, RV campsites831-475-6161YesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesMarina, Boat RampD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.972542-121.999493
3 Central CoastSanta CruzArana Gulch Multi-Use TrailsN. end of Santa Cruz HarborLoop from N. end of Santa Cruz Harbor to Agnes Street with connections to Broadway and Brommer St.NoYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.974914-121.9989
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz Harbor SouthOff Eaton St., Santa CruzMarina, restaurants, shops, excursions831-475-6161YesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesMarina, Boat Ramp, HoistD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.966835-122.002633
3 Central CoastSanta CruzMulti-Use Path around Santa Cruz HarborAround Santa Cruz Harbor perimeterMulti-use pathNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.966084-122.003628
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway to Santa Cruz Harbor from Mello LaneEnd of Mello LaneStairway to Santa Cruz HarborNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.970979-121.99929
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway and Ramp to Santa Cruz Harbor at Frederick St. ParkNorth Harbor at Frederick Street Park, Santa CruzPedestrian access to harborNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.972096-122.000677
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPath to Santa Cruz Harbor from Eaton StreetE. side of harbor and Eaton St., Santa CruzPaved bicycle and pedestrian path links to path around harborNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.967678-122.00425
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway to Harbor at Santa Cruz Yacht Club4th Ave. on N. side of Santa Cruz Yacht ClubStairs lead down to harborNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.966422-122.004892
3 Central CoastSanta CruzHarbor Beach (Santa Cruz)East of harbor jetty, Santa CruzWide sandy beach831-475-6161NoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesHand LaunchD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.962441-122.000872
3 Central CoastSanta CruzTwin Lakes State Beach7th Ave. at E. Cliff Dr., Santa CruzBeach shower831-427-4868NoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoD. Santa Cruz Harbor36.961187-121.997891
3 Central CoastSanta CruzEast Cliff DriveScenic overlooks and stairways at the ends of 12th, 13th, 20th and 26th avenuesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.9559-121.974745
3 Central CoastSanta CruzTwin Lakes State Beach (12th Ave.)Foot of 12th Ave., Live OakPedestrian access to Twin Lakes State Beach, limited parking831-427-4868NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.961194-121.995603
3 Central CoastSanta CruzTwin Lakes State Beach (13th Ave.)Foot of 13th Ave., Live OakPedestrian access to Twin Lakes State Beach, limited parking831-427-4868NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.960918-121.995002
3 Central CoastSanta CruzTwin Lakes State Beach - EastFoot of 14th Ave., Live OakLimited parking831-427-4868NoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.960086-121.993936
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSunny CoveFoot of Sunny Cove Dr., Live OakAccess also from Geoffroy Dr.NoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.960133-121.989705
3 Central CoastSanta CruzCorcoran Lagoon BeachBetween 20th and 23rd avenues, Live Oak831-454-7901NoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.960376-121.984161
3 Central CoastSanta Cruz26th Avenue StairsFoot of 26th Ave., Live OakOn-street parkingNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.957822-121.981402
3 Central CoastSanta CruzMoran Lake Beach and Park23000 block of E. Cliff Dr., Live OakNature trail along lakeNoYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.956356-121.978352
3 Central CoastSanta CruzRockview Drive OverlookFoot of Rockview Dr., Pleasure PointLimited on-street parkingNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.954592-121.97489
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPleasure Point ParkwayE. Cliff Dr. from 32nd to 41st avenues, Pleasure PointBlufftop pedestrian and bicycle pathNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.955821-121.971973
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPleasure Point BeachE. Cliff Dr., 33rd-41st avenues, Pleasure PointBeach stairs at 33rd Ave., limited on-street parkingNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.955671-121.971729
3 Central CoastSanta Cruz36th Avenue StairsE. Cliff Dr. at 36th Ave., Pleasure PointBeach stairs, limited parkingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.95766-121.969454
3 Central CoastSanta Cruz38th Avenue StairsE. Cliff Dr. at 38th Ave., Pleasure PointBeach stairs, limited parkingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoE. Santa Cruz East36.958846-121.967272
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPleasure Point OverlookE. Cliff Dr. at 41st Ave., Pleasure PointStairs to beach, shower at parking areaNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.960076-121.965008
3 Central CoastSanta CruzOpal Cliffs Recreation District4500 block of Opal Cliffs Dr., Pleasure PointObtain key to gate at Freeline Design Surf Shop, 821 41st Ave., Live Oak831-476-2950YesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoE. Santa Cruz East36.965564-121.960959
3 Central CoastSanta CruzCliff DriveW. of CapitolaScenic views from bluffNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.9697-121.955854
3 Central CoastSanta CruzHooper BeachW. of Capitola Fishing WharfRamp to beachNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoYesHand LaunchF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.970913-121.95395
3 Central CoastSanta CruzCapitola Fishing WharfFoot of Wharf Rd.Fishing, boat rentals, restaurantNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesMooringsF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.971209-121.953752
3 Central CoastSanta CruzCapitola City BeachS. of Esplanade and Monterey Ave.Swimming, surfing831-462-3125NoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.971644-121.951342
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSoquel CreekE. side of Soquel Creek at Stockton Ave.Creekside pathNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.972675-121.952989
3 Central CoastSanta CruzOverlook (Grand Avenue)Along Grand Ave., CapitolaOcean viewsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.973193-121.947501
3 Central CoastSanta CruzNew Brighton State Beach1500 Park Ave., CapitolaLarge well-equipped park831-464-6330YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesF. Capitola to New Brighton State Beach36.980244-121.937537
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeacliff State BeachFoot of State Park Dr., AptosPier fishing, beach cafe831-685-6442YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.972018-121.914088
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeacliff PierFoot of State Park Dr., AptosPier fishing, Seacliff State Beach831-685-6442NoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.971499-121.912774
3 Central CoastSanta CruzForest of Nisene Marks State ParkAptos Creek Rd. off Soquel Dr., Aptos VillageRedwood forest, trails, picnickingYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.989885-121.90596
3 Central CoastSanta CruzRio del Mar BeachEnd of Rio Del Mar Blvd.Southern part of Seacliff State Beach831-685-6442NoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoYesYesNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.968623-121.9053
3 Central CoastSanta CruzHidden Beach County ParkEnd of Cliff Dr., Rio del MarAccess Cliff Dr. off Rio del Mar Blvd., limited parking831-454-7901NoYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.960887-121.887366
3 Central CoastSanta CruzStairway to Beach - Via Palo AltoVia Palo Alto, off Clubhouse Dr., Rio del MarOn-street parkingNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.954462-121.883584
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeascape BeachSumner Ave. and Seascape ResortPaved path through middle of Seascape Resort, dirt path at N. end off Sumner Ave.NoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.951114-121.881011
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSeascape County ParkSumner Ave. and Seascape Blvd., SeascapePlay equipment, blufftop path leads N. through Seascape Resort to beachNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoG. Aptos and Rio del Mar36.946977-121.873999
3 Central CoastSanta CruzManresa State BeachSan Andreas Rd. at Union Pacific track, La Selva BeachDay use area831-761-1795YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.93215-121.86248
3 Central CoastSanta CruzManresa State Beach (Oceanview Drive)Oceanview Dr. off San Andreas Rd.Informal roadside parking, path down bluff to beach831-761-1795NoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.9294-121.859605
3 Central CoastSanta CruzManresa State Beach - UplandsManresa Uplands Rd. off San Andreas Rd., La Selva BeachDay use and camping831-761-1795YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.920179-121.850802
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSanta Cruz / Monterey Bay KOA1186 San Andreas Rd., La Selva BeachRV and tent camping, swimming pool831-722-0551YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.926144-121.845618
3 Central CoastSanta CruzSunset State BeachEnd of Sunset Beach Rd., south Santa Cruz CountyDay use and camping831-763-7062YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.895573-121.838406
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPalm BeachEnd of Beach Rd., south Santa Cruz CountyPart of Sunset State Beach831-763-7062YesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.869104-121.818935
3 Central CoastSanta CruzPajaro River Bike PathRuns from corner of Holohan Rd. and Hwy. 152 to mouth of riverBicycle pathNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoH. Santa Cruz County South36.855656-121.805077