Seacliff State Beach


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Seacliff State Beach


Location:5.5 miles south of Santa Cruz, off Highway 1 at the State Park Drive exit in the neighborhood of Aptos.
Facilities:26 campsites (RVs only; all sites have full hookups), picnic areas, showers, restrooms, hiking trails, visitor center, exhibits, fishing pier, food service (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Seacliff State Beach is known for its fishing pier and concrete freighter, the <i>Palo Alto</i>, docked at the end of the pier. Unfortunately, the ship is unsafe and closed to the public.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:831-685-6500
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=543
Size: 87 acres.

See other parks in California.
References in periodicals archive ?
At Seacliff State Beach (State Park Dr., Aptos), you can fish from the grounded hulk of a cement ship or join docents like Bob Montague on a guided fossil walk held monthly.
The concrete ship Palo Alto, a World War I supply ship, has lain at the end of the Seacliff State Beach fishing pier near Santa Cruz since it was purposely sunk in 1929.
Seacliff State Beach is just south of State Highway 1, 5-1/2 miles east of Santa Cruz; day-use fee is $2 per car.