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loch lomond recreation Area

Visitor Activities
reservable BBQ’s, tennis, golf and special events. Programs available for toddlers, teens, adults and seniors. Brochure available each season. Office open Mon. - Thurs., 8am - 5pm.

100 Loch Lomond Way, Felton, Phone: 831.335.7424 www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=426 A beautiful jewel in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Hiking, picnicking, fishing, interpretive walks and water education with rangers. Boat rentals, bait, tackle, fishing licenses, souvenirs. No swimming. Open daily Mar. 1 - Labor Day, 7am to sunset. Open weekends Sep. - 2nd week of Oct., 7am - 6pm.

city of Scotts Valley - recreation Division

the Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz. There are 10 branches. Free Internet use with library card. Central Branch hours: Sun. 1-5pm, Mon 1-7pm, Tues. - Thurs. 11am-7pm, Sat. 11am-5pm. Closed Friday. Other branches - hours vary.

361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, Phone: 831.438.3251 www.scottsvalley.org Office open Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm.

Shared Adventures

neary lagoon

city of watsonville parks & community Services Dept.

110 California St., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.420.5270 www.santacruzparksandrec.com Abundant wildlife, trails, small play area, tennis courts and interpretive signage. No dogs allowed in wildlife refuge area. Open daily, sunrise to sunset.

231 Union Street, Watsonville, Phone: 831.768.3240 www.watsonvillerec.com Youth sports, adult softball, volleyball, basketball. Facility rentals, trips for active adults. Call for additional info. Office open Mon. - Thurs. 8am - 6pm.

90 Grandview St. #B101, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.459.7210 www.sharedadventures.org Shared Adventures is a non-profit that offers a year-round calendar of recreational activities for people with disabilities. Office open Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 11am - 5:30pm.

Relocation & Business Services
capitola-Soquel chamber of commerce
716-G Capitola Avenue, Capitola, Phone: 831.475.6522 www.capitolachamber.com The Chamber has visitor and relocation information packets, excellent informative website and trained, professional staff to make your visit to Capitola and Soquel a pleasant experience. Open Mon. - Fri. 10am - 4pm. See ad pg. 52-53.

pinto lake county park

friends of Santa cruz State parks

757 Green Valley Rd., Watsonville, Phone: 831.454.7956 www.scparks.com 183-acre park has a beautiful lake, baseball and soccer fields, playgrounds and trails. Pavilions available by reservation. Open sunrise to sunset.

quail hollow ranch county park

144 School Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.429.1840 www.ThatsMyPark.org Friends supports preservation, knowledge and awareness of our natural and cultural resources in cooperation with local State Parks. Sales from our park stores support State Park educational programs. Open Mon. - Fri. 9am - 5pm.

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800 Quail Hollow Rd., Felton, Phone: 831.454.7956, 831.335.9348 www.scparks.com Historical ranch center with wedding and reception facilities, summer day camp, interpretive programs and classes, hiking trails. Sunrise to sunset or by reservation. Visitor Center open Sat. & Sun. 8:30am - 5pm.

mountain parks foundation

525 N. Big Trees Park Road, Felton, Phone: 831.335.3174 www.mountainparks.org The foundation enriches each visitor’s experience at Henry Cowell & Big Basin Redwoods State Parks through education. Open Tues. - Sat. 10am - 6pm.

903 Pacific Ave., #202, Santa Cruz Phone: 831.429.8433 www.downtownsantacruz.com Downtown is the heart of Santa Cruz! It’s also our spirit. Find it in boutiques, sidewalk cafes, galleries, cinemas and a wide range of professional services. DTA Office open Mon. - Fri., 9am - 5pm. See ad pg. 10-11.

Scotts Valley chamber of commerce

ramsay park

Santa cruz county parks Department

1301 Main Street, Watsonville, Phone: 831.768.3240 www.watsonvillerec.com Facilities for tennis, skateboarding, volleyball, basketball, disc golf, picnics, soccer. Family Center and Nature Center. Park open daily, dawn to dusk.

979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.454.7900, 831.454.7956 (Reservations) www.scparks.com The County maintains almost 1500 acres of parkland & offers a variety of recreational programs for youth, adults & seniors. Office open Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm.

360 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, Phone: 831.438.1010 www.scottsvalleychamber.com Committed to promoting business vitality and community development in Scotts Valley. Open Mon. - Fri. 10am - 4pm. See ad pg. 50.

Santa cruz mission State historic park

Santa cruz District, california State parks

144 School Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.425.5849 ww.santacruzstateparks.org The oldest building in the City of Santa Cruz and the only remaining original building of the Mission Santa Cruz settlement. Museum and tours. Open Thu. - Sat. 10am - 4pm.

303 N. Big Trees Park Road, Felton, Phone: 831.335.6318 www.santacruzstateparks.org Office open Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm, closed first 3 Fridays each month.

Transportation

early Bird Airport Shuttle

Siltanen park

127 Vine Hill School Road, Scotts Valley, Phone: 831.438.3251 www.scottsvalley.org Features BBQ pits, soccer and softball fields and a pool. Open daily, sunrise to sunset.

information
Dominican hospital

Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.462.3933 www.earlybirdairportshuttle.com Private door-to-door airport transportation. Exclusive, reliable, professional and safe. Operates 24 hours a day! Open daily, 9am - 8pm. See ad pg. 52.

Emergency Services
1555 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.462.7700 www.dominicanhospital.org Emergency services 24 hours/7days.

San francisco international Airport

Skypark

Phone: 800.435.9736, 650.821.8211 www.flysfo.com SFO is your airport of choice when visiting the Bay Area or when you want to make easy connections to Europe, South America, the Pacific Rim and great cities throughout North America. SFO. Good to go. Open 24/7. See ad pg. 31.

361 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, Phone: 831.438.3251 www.scottsvalley.org Features playground, tennis, basketball and bocce courts, soccer fields, BBQ pits, walking path, a 20,000 sq. foot skate park. Open daily, sunrise to sunset.

Santa cruz metro transit District

palo Alto medical foundation

watsonville city plaza

358 Main Street, Watsonville, Phone: 831.768.3240 www.watsonvillerec.com 1.4 acre park located in vibrant, downtown Watsonville with a relaxing environment and a gazebo. Can be reserved.

2025 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.4111 www.pamf.org Urgent Care locations - Santa Cruz 458.5537; Scotts Valley 458.6335; Westside Santa Cruz 458.6310; Watsonville 458.5860. Open 365 days/year.

Metro Center: 920 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.425.8600 www.scmtd.com Provides fixed route bus and Paratransit services to Santa Cruz County and Highway 17 Express service to San Jose/ AMTRAK.

Santa cruz yellow cab

Santa cruz Veterinary hospital

wilder ranch State park

2585 Soquel Dr., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.475.5400 www.santacruzveterinaryhospital.com. Open Mon. - Sat. by appt., 24-hour emergency.

1401 Coast Rd., off Hwy 1, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.9703, 831.426.0505 www.santacruzstateparks.org Trails for hiking, biking and equestrian use, historic ranch center, and six miles of pristine coastline. No dogs. Historic complex open Thu. - Sun. 10am - 4pm; park open daily 8am - sunset.

watsonville community hospital

P.O. Box 3328, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.423.1234, 831.475.0123 www.santacruzyellowcab.org Prompt & reliable transportation to hotels and tourist attractions throughout the Santa Cruz County area. Airport service available. Always Open! See ad pg. 31.

75 Nielson Street, Watsonville, Phone: 831.724.4741 www.watsonvillehospital.com Emergency services 24 hours/7 days.

Weather
caltrans

national weather Service
www.wrh.noaa.gov/mtr/

Parks Resources

city of capitola recreation Department

Information Locations

4400 Jade Street, Capitola, Phone: 831.475.5935 www.capitolarecreation.com Offers a variety of classes for all ages including arts and crafts, sports, surfing, music, dance, foreign language and yoga. Open Mon. - Fri. 8:30am - 4:30pm.

city of Santa cruz parks & recreation Dept.

303 Water Street, Suite 100, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.425.1234, 800.833.3494 www.santacruzcounty.travel. A private, non-profit corporation, the CVC exists to enhance tourism & the economy in Santa Cruz County. Open Mon. Fri. 9am - 4pm, Sat. & Sun. 11am - 3pm.

Santa cruz county conference & Visitors council

Road Conditions
Phone: Caltrans 800.427.ROAD (7623) www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi

323 Church Street, Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.420.5270 www.santacruzparksandrec.com Open spaces and community places for all. Sports fields,

Santa cruz public libraries

Central Branch: 224 Church St., Santa Cruz, Phone: 831.427.7707 x5700 www.santacruzpl.org Offers information on the area’s history and the collection of

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011

Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011
Contents
Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz
Your Wildlife Watching Destination
Field to Table
Locally Made
From the Mountains to the Sea
Culture and Creativity
201163 Events Calendar
Maps
A Wine Lover’s Paradise
Monterey Bay
Galleries and Museums
Exploring Santa Cruz County’s Great Outdoors
Pajaro Valley and Watsonville
San Lorenzo Valley
Scotts Valley
Capitola and Soquel
Pleasure Point
Aptos
Davenport
Restaurant Guide
Lodging Guide
Visitor Activities
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Welcome to Santa Cruz County
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Culture and Creativity
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - 201163 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - A Wine Lover’s Paradise
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Galleries and Museums
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Exploring Santa Cruz County’s Great Outdoors
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Pajaro Valley and Watsonville
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - San Lorenzo Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Pleasure Point
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2011 - Aptos
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