note 1: Parking is only available in the upper parking-lot or outside the beach.
note 2: RV Camping is available.
note 2: Ideal place for strollers.
note 3: At specific Summer nights you can see here the unique phenomena of sea algae
that create a blue light.
thoughts: A place for long distances hike on the sandy shore.
long stretch of ocean sand beach has great accessible facilities including
picnic areas, an interpretive center and RV camping.
beach is known for its long-paved pedestrian road right on the ocean where you
can hike south and cross the Rio Del Mar bridge, after crossing the bridge you
can keep hiking south on the sandy beach for many more miles.
also hike to the north in the direction of Capitola.
summertime the beach is also a popular swimming spot.
the most unusual attractions in the Santa Cruz area rests at the end of the
fishing pier: the old SS Palo Alto drowned ship that populated by the local