Natural Bridges State Beach


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Natural Bridges State Beach


Location:On West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz.
Facilities:Beach, picnic areas, trails, visitor center, bookstore, restrooms (é).
Activities:Fishing, swimming, windsurfing, hiking, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Named for the picturesque water-worn rock formations just off its coastal bluffs, the beach property includes Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve, winter home to some 100,000 Monarch butterflies every year.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:831-423-4609
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=541
Size: 59 acres.

See other parks in California.
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I take West Cliff Drive from the Boardwalk and follow it along the rugged coast, watch the surfers, and end at Natural Bridges State Beach.
The camps will include a Boat Day out of Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor and a Beach Day at Natural Bridges State Beach during which children will experience activities such as whale watching, tide pool explorations, a shark touch experience, mammal center tours, crafts, games and more.
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The best choice is West Cliff Drive, a three-mile stretch atop the cliffs from about the north end of the boardwalk to Natural Bridges State Beach.
The major attractions that the ocean pacific lodge offers around their hotel near the Santa Cruz boardwalk are Roaring Camp Railroad, Pacific Avenue and Capitola Mall, Cowell's Beach, Manresa State Beach, Davenport Beach, Sunset State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, New Brighton State Beach, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and many more.
Start near Natural Bridges State Beach and head 3 miles east to the Municipal Wharf, for an easy out-and-back, past views of Monterey Bay, rugged bluffs, and surfers.
In a few moments at the observation deck in the Natural Bridges State Beach preserve, her point becomes clear.
Santa Cruz County, July 16 through 19; Elkhorn Slough reserve and Natural Bridges State Beach.
In Santa Cruz, Natural Bridges State Beach (west end of W.
You can see one of the largest concentrations (called a rabble) at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz.