California State Parks
Includes parks, beaches, campgrounds, historical sites and museums, missions, picnic grounds, and other points of interest.

All Regions:
Find parks, beaches, and campsites in all regions, including on theĀ Central Coast (including Santa Cruz) and
San Francisco Bay Area

All Hiking Trails
Click to search for
hiking trails in California State Parks and Beaches (find your region and then search)

Accessibility Guide

California State Parks – Missions Map and List

California Regional Maps (with features, parks, etc.) by VisitCalifornia

Mission information and facts

California State Parks Foundation
Support State Parks by becoming a member, purchase yearly passes for state park use, and find out about special programs and events at the state parks.

Reserve America – State Parks and Beaches Reservations
This site is the official camping reservation center for California State Parks

Santa Cruz Parent Guide to State Parks
Listings are full of information on each park.

Click here for ‘Santa Cruz Kids’ list that lists State Parks in Santa Cruz County