Lighthouse Field State Beach
West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
State Park: Birding, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
Also known as Point Santa Cruz, this area forms the northern boundary of Monterey Bay. It is one of the last open headlands in any California urban area. Surfers, tourists, birds – including the rare Black Swift and wintering Monarch butterflies are drawn to this area. Sea lions populate the offshore rocks.