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Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks

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General Agency Information
Name: Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks
Address: 1543 Pacific Ave., Suite 206
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-429-1840
Fax: 831-429-6748
Days/Hours of Operation: Anytime (Answering machine available)
Description: Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit sustaining the legacy of our state parks and beaches. Learn more at or via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest.
Mission: Friends is passionately dedicated to the preservation of our spectacular natural environment and rich cultural history.
Programs: Through an innovative partnership with California State Parks, and by leveraging local community support, Friends funds educational programs, visitor services and capital projects. Friends also operates six ParkStores, offering nature- and history-themed merchandise for sale to benefit local parks and beaches. ParkStore locations include Natural Bridges, New Brighton, Santa Cruz Mission, Seacliff, Wilder Ranch and Online.
Volunteer Info: Volunteering provides an opportunity to take your enjoyment of the outdoors to the next level-as an individual, family or group. You can visit the Volunteer section of the website, call 831-429-1840 or email
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: Call for Information
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Bonny Hawley
Executive Director
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Conservation
Educational Programs
Environmental Protection/Advocacy Volunteer Opportunities
Historic Preservation
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
State Parks
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on March 18, 2019.