Outdoor In Nature: Local, County, State Parks and Camping

City of Santa Cruz
De Laveaga Park on Branciforte Drive,
Harvey West Park at 326 Evergreen St, Neary Lagoon enter from end of Chestnut, end of Blackburn and the corner of Bay and California St.
Beach Flats Park at 133 Leibrandt St, near the Boardwalk
Bethany Curve Park, goes from Delaware to Westcliff Dr
Depot Park at 119 Center Street
Derby Park at 508 Woodland Way
Frederick Street Park at 168 Frederick St
Garfield Park at 634 Almar Avenue
Grant Park at 150 Grant Street
John Frank Park on Marnell Street
Laurel Park at 301 Center Street
Lighthouse Field, on West Cliff Drive near the surfing Museum
Mission Plaza at 103 Emmet Street
Ocean View Park at 102 Ocean View Avenue
San Lorenzo Park at 137 Dakota Street
Star of the Sea Park on Frederick St behind Star of the Sea Church
Trescony Park on Trescony Street
Tyrrell Park on Pilkington Avenue near Santa Cruz Museum near East Cliff Drive
University Terrace on Meder Street, with another entrance on Nobel Drive
Westlake Park on Bradley Drive off Spring Street

County Parks of Santa Cruz

Aldridge Lane Park
- 20 Aldridge Lane, Corralitos
Anna Jean Cummings Park
- 461 Old San Jose Rd, Soquel
Aptos Village Park
- 100 Aptos Creek Road, Aptos

Ben Lomond Park
- 9525 Mill Street, Ben Lomond
Brommer Street Park
- 1451 30th Avenue, Live Oak
Coffee Lane Park
- End of Coffee Lane, Live Oak

Davenport Landing -
Highway 1, Davenport
Dolphin/Sumner Beach - Dolphin/Sumner Intersection, Aptos
Felton Covered Bridge
- Graham Hill Rd at Mount Hermon Rd, Felton
Floral Park
- 656 38th Avenue, Live Oak

Freedom Lake - Freedom Blvd, Freedom

Hestwood Park - 1230 Harper Street, Santa Cruz

Hidden Beach
- End of Cliff Drive, Aptos
Highlands Park
- 8500 Highway 9 Ben Lomond
Jose Avenue Park
- 1435 Jose Ave, Live Oak
Mesa Village Park
- 790 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Michael Gray Memorial Field
- 3650 Graham Hill Road, Felton
Moran Lake Park
- East Cliff Drive by 26th Avenue, Live Oak
Pinto Lake Park
- 757 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Polo Grounds
- 2255 Huntington Avenue, Aptos

Quail Hollow Ranch
- 800 Quail Hollow Road, Felton
Richard Vessey - Victory Ln./Maplethorpe, Soquel
Santa Cruz Gardens
- Katherine Lane, Santa Cruz
Scott Creek Beach
- Highway 1, Davenport

Scott Park
- 3101 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville
Seascape Park
- End of Sumner Ave, Aptos
Simpkins Swim Center
- 979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz

Soquel Lions
- Main/E. Walnut, Soquel

Twin Lakes Park
- 520 7th Avenue, Live Oak
Valencia Hall
- 2555 Valencia Road, Aptos
Willowbrook Park
- 2950 Willowbrook Lane, Soquel
Winkle Farm
- 3201 Winkle Ave., Soquel
Veteran's Memorial Building
- 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz

Greyhound Rock
- Highway 1, Davenport

California State Parks and Camping
another link: ThatsMyPark.org

Big Basin Redwoods, Boulder Creek (camping)
Henry Cowell Redwoods, Felton (camping)
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, SC City
Wilder Ranch State Park, up the coast on Hwy 1, about 4 miles. Traditional recipe book available at the Park Store for $16.95.
Natural Bridges State Beach, SC
Light House Field, SC
Twin Lakes State Beach, SC
New Brighton State Beach, Capitola (camping)
Seacliff State Beach, Aptos (camping and RV's)
Manresa State Beach, Manresa
Sunset State Beach, Watsonville (camping)