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Explore County Parks
Sunrise to sunset
Yes, with adult changing tables.
Parking lot with 33 spaces including ADA spaces, and street parking along Chanticleer Ave.
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New! Chanticleer County Park has one shaded picnic area available for reservation.
Whether it’s fitness, tai chi, plein air painting or any other low impact outdoor recreational activity, County Parks offers various park sites for you to teach your outdoor classes.
Various neighborhood parks are available for special events. If you have a specific park in mind, please contact us.
The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors established a Percent for Art Program applicable to County construction projects. As a result of the Board's decision, up to 2% of the construction costs for new buildings and parks can be allocated to place public artwork at the site.
"A Day in the Park" Limestone sculptures by Madeline Wiener (2014)
Phase 1 of the Chanticleer Avenue County Park Master Plan was completed in 2019 and the park opened on January 18th, 2020! Park improvements include a new inclusive play area (LEO’s Haven), a new parking area, a new restroom building, off-leash dog areas, bike pump track, community garden, and associated improvements including on-street parking, pathways, drainage, plantings and fencing!
We are working on gathering information about accessibility at all County parks and facilities.
Check back here soon for more information.
To learn about County Parks' commitment to accessibility and inclusion and find accessible County parks and facilities,
see our Accessibility & Inclusion page here.