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Explore Rio del Mar

Parks & nature in Rio del Mar

Beach
“It is only a 12 minute walk from the house, has a play area for kids and gets you to the beach in the shortest amount of time. Walk down to Summer Ave, then across the road cross the park onto the train tracks (No trains run her anymore). Walk 1500 feet on the train tracks to the end of Dry Creek Rd and down the trail under the wooden train bridge to reach Hidden Beach Park.”
2 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends
Hotel
“With 17 miles of Gorgeous Monterrey Bay beach to explore, delicious fine dining, & a full range of activities to choose from, Seascape is the premier Santa Cruz luxury resort.”
1 local recommends
Beach
“Rentals on Rio Del Mar Beach; surf boards, boogie boards, stand up paddle boards, wet suits, etc. Hours: Rio Del Mar Beach is only open on sunny weekends October – May, open daily June – August Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The last rental is at 3 p.m. Appointments required for all locations https://www.supshacksantacruz.com”
1 local recommends
Beach
“This beach has free parking and free access. You can run for miles here and if you come in the morning, you may spot a pod of dolphins or a sea lion surfing.”
1 local recommends