News & Announcements

  • Shmuel Thaler, 2016 Santa Cruz County Artist of the Year, will be giving a Profile Performance at the Museum of Art & History on Friday, May 27. Click HERE for details.
  • Congratulations, Orenda Randuch of Scotts Valley - the first winner of the Parks Photo Contest!  Head out to one of your amazing Santa Cruz County Parks and snap a photo - send it in for YOUR chance to win! Click HERE for details.
  • Registration is now open for all summer camps, senior trips, classes for all ages, swim lessons, and more!   
  • Melinda Vahradian - Watercolor Paintings - on exhibitoin now through May 23 at the Simpkins Family Swim Center / County Parks office
  • Santa Cruz County Citizen Connect - report issues, register to vote, and much more. Click here to download the app.
  • Santa Cruz County Parks - Map of County Park Locations
  • ADA raised bed garden plots are available at The Farm Park in Soquel for rental on an annual basis.  For information please contact the Parks Facilities Office at reservations@scparks.com or call (831)454-7938.

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Santa Cruz County Department of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
General Information (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Phone: (831) 454-7901 • PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us