San Jose, California
Santa Cruz, County
Directions: Take HWY 17 South toward Santa Cruz for about 25 miles, merge onto the California 1 South ramp toward Watsonville/Monterey, stay on 1 South for about 7 miles and take the State Park Drive exit, turn left on State Park Drive towards Aptos back over the freeway, then make a right turn onto Soquel Dr. Take the 2nd left onto Aptos Creek Rd and continue onto Aptos Creek Fire Rd. Follow the fire road until it ends at a parking area (past the winter gate). If the winter gate is closed we will park at the Mary Easton Picnic Area.
Drive time: 1hr - Parking $8 - Dogs Not Allowed ;
Coastal Weather is changeable, wear layers.
Parking $8, consider carpooling
No dogs allowed
Use/bring plenty of sunscreen.