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Natural Bridges State Beach

137 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Ann
Ann
March 11, 2020
West side beach - nice sunsets.
Laurel
Laurel
March 3, 2020
Stunning beaches and natural arches
Cassie
Cassie
February 3, 2020
Nice beach, tide pools, nature center. Also is a monarch butterfly migration destination Oct-Feb each year.
Heather And Brian
Heather And Brian
November 23, 2016
This is where the butterflies migrate
Colleen
Colleen
July 28, 2015
Great beach and state park
Timothy Paul
Timothy Paul
November 11, 2015
Great place to go to the beach or catch the Monarch Butterflies when the rest here on their long trek to Mexico.
Vania
Vania
October 15, 2019
Historic stone landmark. Good tide pools at low tide. The monarch butterfly area is walking distance when the are hibernating here during certain times of the year.
Terri
Terri
May 15, 2016
Natural Bridges is one the most iconic beaches in Santa Cruz. It gets its name from the bridge-like rocks that are left over form the waves crashing into them for years. It is also the location that millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to every year. For a full day of fun, look no further!
Hang
Hang
February 23, 2020
check out the Monarch migration
Kathryn
Kathryn
November 10, 2016
Close by, beach access, beautiful butterflies and tide pools.
Martin & Anne Marie
Martin & Anne Marie
December 18, 2019
Iconic beach at the end of West Cliff Drive

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Location
2531 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone+1 831-423-4609
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM