Lighthouse Field State Beach


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Lighthouse Field State Beach


Location:On West Cliff Drive in downtown Santa Cruz; operated by the city of Santa Cruz.
Facilities:Picnic tables, restrooms, beach access, trails, museum.
Activities:Surfing, windsurfing, birding, hiking, bicycling.
Special Features:Also known as Point Santa Cruz, this area forms the northern boundary of Monterey Bay and is one of the last open headlands in any California urban area. This is one of the places along the California coast where Monarch butterflies spend the winter. The rare Black Swift is also drawn to the area, and sea lions populate the offshore rocks. The lighthouse is home to California's first surfing museum, tracing more than 100 years of surfing history in Santa Cruz.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:831-420-5270
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=550
Size: 37.6 acres.

See other parks in California.