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A 17 Mile Coastal Cliff Drive

A lot of spots to stop & visit on the 17 Mile Drive. Drive from North towards South. Enjoy every... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chennai (Madras), India
Very nice walk

We walked from downtown Santa Cruz to the Natural Bridges State Park on a Monday in Summer. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Orange County, California
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Reviewed yesterday

A lot of spots to stop & visit on the 17 Mile Drive. Drive from North towards South. Enjoy every stop with breathtaking views of the Pacific Coast not to miss.

Thank SrikanthBhandari
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked from downtown Santa Cruz to the Natural Bridges State Park on a Monday in Summer. It took about two hours, including stops along the way to enjoy the surfing museum and the view along the way. It is a very easy walk on...More

Thank jeff573
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Santa Cruz you pd be bonkers not to give this a few hours of your time it's very beautiful indeed. We drive it then parked up and walked some of it watching the coast, surf and sunset. It's a very nice are and...More

Thank 24sportstv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great flat sidewalk that meanders along the coast. Please keep in mind this walkway is used by both pedestrians and bicyclists alike.

1  Thank 857edithl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never gets old. Gorgeous, peaceful, surf, wildlife. I am undeniably blessed. That said, PLEASE DO NOT LITTER HERE. Respect the wildlife, the inhabitants here, the precious ocean. Pick up dog poop and trash. Leave aquatic plants be. Enjoy this magical place, and try to get...More

Thank olivegoddess1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fog, sunrise, surf, large waves, cliffs, caves, rocky shores, surreal footage for early morning photographers

Thank Bluedevil95
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you drive around the top end of the sweeping bay with a wide sandy beach and get on West Cliff Drive the scene changes to open ocean and a more rugged coastline with bluffs and rocks and thundering waves pounding on the shore. Private...More

Thank Esty666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful area. Nice place to walk and take pictures. Busy with traffic and people, but definitely worth visiting.

Thank cheetahfan9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy place to get to for a walk, bike ride or a run. It gets very crowded and can be tricky to navigate around the people and bikes. But there is beautiful scenery and you can watch some great surfing!

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove and also walked along portions of it and very much enjoyed the view. There are many places you can pull off in park and then get out and walk around. It really made for a nice Sunday morning.

Thank George S
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26 March 2017|
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Response from Rubythief | Reviewed this property |
Current e-bikes at 131 front has electric bikes and pacific ave cycles at 320 pacific has regular bikes for rent. Current is about 3 blocks from the wharf and pacific is about 6 blocks from the wharf at the start of the... More
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Response from dan g | Reviewed this property |
Nothing I can add that has not been already said. Agree with all other recommendations about Henry Cowell.
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I live downtown and walk it everyday. From the Seaway, it is 1/2 a mile to Steamers ( Surfer Museum light house looking thing). From there it is another mile , or less, to Natural Bridges. The walk is so beautiful you will... More