Santa Cruz County Parks | Winter/Spring 2022 | Activity Guide

VOLUNTEERWITH COUNTY PARKS Volunteering with County Parks is a great way to make a difference in your community, assist Parks staff in accomplishing a variety of projects, and meet new people. If you are interested in volunteering with County Parks, please fill out an interest form on the volunteer page at . One-Day Community Volunteer Opportunities • Quail Hollow Ranch Volunteers Felton Discovery Park Volunteers • Docent Volunteers • Group Volunteers Adopt-A-Park, Beach, or Trail • Independent Volunteers TAKE A HIKE Many hiking opportunities can be found at Santa Cruz County parks. For a more rustic hiking experience, head out to the Miller Family Park and enjoy the quiet majesty of the redwoods. Pinto Lake County Park and Anna Jean Cummings Park also boast beautiful hiking trails. GO TO CAMP Have some fun this spring at day camp! Santa Cruz County Parks offers something for everyone to enjoy: Sports camps throughout the county; Polynesian Paradise Camp at Aptos Park; Woods & Wildlife Camp at Quail Hollow Ranch and more. See pages 10-13. HIT THE BEACH From the pristine coast of north county to the long stretches of sandy beaches in south county, Santa Cruz County Parks offers breathtaking views and a variety of recreational opportunities. THROW A PARTY Want to throw a unique party? You’ll find just the right venue at County Parks. Many picnic areas can be reserved for your exclusive use, while others are available on a first-come, first-served basis (page 21). Your child can enjoy a birthday party that’s both fun and educational at Quail Hollow Ranch for your exclusive use (see . AGENTS OF DISCOVERY Try out this fun and unique way of learning about and exploring Santa Cruz County Parks. Agents of Discovery is a FREE educational mobile game for families that uses augmented reality and location-based challenges to get people active and exploring outdoors. Download the app and complete our missions for great prizes! Visit for more information about parks, programs, and activities. THINGS TO DO IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY PARKS

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