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West Cliff

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West Cliff Drive runs approximately 2.5 miles, from Bay Street to Natural Bridges.


  • Surfer Statue
  • Lighthouse Surf Museum
  • Multi-use Pathway
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Park Benches Overlooking Ocean

RESTROOM: California Department of Parks and Recreation provides restrooms at Natural Bridges and Lighthouse Field State Parks. 

west cliff

Numerous public parking lots located along West Cliff Drive.

Dogs must be on leash at all times

Two and a half miles of wheelchair accessible multi-use pathway along the coast. Within walking distance of one end is the Boardwalk and Santa Cruz Wharf, the other end has Natural Bridges State Park. A premier destination of surfers from around the world.