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this is the best place to walk in Santa Cruz

particularly at sunset. but flowing with walkers, bikers, skaters all day long. easy walk, not... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
San Francisco, California
My favorite place in the world

Walking, running, cycling, and socializing (particularly by dog walkers) happens rain or shine on... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

particularly at sunset. but flowing with walkers, bikers, skaters all day long. easy walk, not challenging with the Pacific Ocean by your side all of the way

1  Thank kurt3650
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Walking, running, cycling, and socializing (particularly by dog walkers) happens rain or shine on West Cliff. Blustery windy days can be just as wonderful as sunny warm days (and easier to park). If you've having trouble parking, keep heading north and don't forget you can...More

1  Thank maryralenekeane
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Scenic walk, run or ride bikes for several miles next to ocean, easy to see marine wildlife from path

Thank tootropic
Reviewed 18 February 2017

this is a great place to walk above the beach. you can see the lighthouse, enjoy the surfers below and just enjoy the wonderful scenery.

Thank jbplevy
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It was beautiful wonderful walk would be nice to ride bikes! Lots of gorgeous scenery! Great place to take pictures! We had a great time. Even saw a group on Sequeys.

Thank Marlene J
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

When I lived in Santa Cruz, I walked West Cliff Drive at least 5 times a week. Walking West Cliff was the best exercise I ever did for myself. The path is nicely paved and is wide enough to walk two large dogs without being...More

1  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The walkway is paved and easy to navigate. There are beautiful views, plenty of benches and areas to sit. You can stand and watch surfers to view wildlife. We say whales and sea otters. It's just a nice way to view bay and California coast...More

1  Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I live one block away from West Cliff Dr. and this area is one of the most beautiful places to take a walk. I sometimes fish from the cliffs, gather mussels, or just ride my bike. Great place to ride a bike, jog, or just...More

1  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The greatest walk in Santa Cruz is the walk from the wharf to Natural Bridges State Park. Any section of this walk is delightful. The crashing waves at each stage are mesmerizing. Often the walker is entertained by surfers trying to catch a wave. The...More

2  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Just walked Westcliff today. Absolutely beautiful. We are so very blessed to live in such a lovely area as Santa Cruz County.

1  Thank jhull01
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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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30 April 2016|
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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