Health Tips for Coronavirus COVID-19

Additional Beach Activity Limits

Order by County Parks Director


Parks facilities that remain closed will include Simpkins Family Swim Center, visitor centers, museums, the skate park at Seacliff Village Park, dog parks at Chanticleer and Polo Grounds Parks, reservable group picnic areas. Park restrooms and playgrounds are closed.  Click here for the order by County Parks Director.

Parks crews will maintain and ensure customer safety in the parks, open space and tail areas that remain open, sunrise to sunset.

All programs, special events, recreation and education camps are cancelled.

For private events, reservations and special use permits, County Parks is suspending its cancellation policy.  The public may cancel any events or reservations with a full credit to a later time or refund.

For local information on COVID-19, go to call 211 or text "COVID19" to 211211.  Residents may also call (831) 454-4242 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. seven days a week.

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)