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Food Trucks at 701 Ocean St. and Emeline Ave.      



Meet the Staff 


County of Santa Cruz strategic plan - “Vision Santa Cruz County” 








News & Announcements


PARK(ing) Day - Saturday, September 21st 9am-2pm


Dia de los Muertos Festival & 5K/3K



Holiday Art & Craft  Faire - Vendors Wanted!

The event will be held on Dec. 7 from 10AM-4PM at the Simpkins Family Swim Center Community Room. Interested in being a vendor at this event? Applications are due Oct. 11.



Construction of Chanticleer Park - Phase I

Phase I Construction is underway at Chanticleer Park. See construction camera with current images here.  View the time lapse video here.






Sandra Cherk's pastel paintings are on exhibition at the Simpkins Family Swim Ctr./Parks Department office through Oct. 2.




County Parks Strategic Plan - Learn what’s in the plan and how it got there, and why this plan matters to YOU!    





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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) 454-7901PRCweb@santacruzcounty.us