Beaches

Discover the beaches of West Side Santa Cruz with our images, descriptions, directions and much more.

Mitchell’s Cove Beach

Mitchell’s Cove Beach

Mitchell's Cove Beach 1114-1118 West Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Park in the parking lot on West Cliff and go down the stairs Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Mitchell's Cove Beach is accessible down a set of stairs and allows dogs run and play off leash beweet sunrise and 10am and then from 4pm to sunset. [wpsgallery]  
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Natural Bridges State Beach

Natural Bridges State Beach

Natural Bridges State Beach 2531 West Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Hours: 8 AM to Sunset Natural Bridges State Beach is a 65-acre California State Park on the West Side of Santa Cruz. The park features a natural bridge across a section of the beach and it is also well known as a hotspot to see monarch butterfly migrations. There is a monarch butterfly trail and learning center, picnic tables and BBQs, and public restroom facilities including showers. If the tide is low you can even explore exposed tidepools! [wpsgallery]  
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