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Sunset State Beach features pine trees, mountainous sand dunes, and ocean side picnic spots. Bordered by large agricultural fields between the cities of Santa Cruz and Monterey, the beach is a year-round destination for thousands of visitors. The beach is 16 miles south of Santa Cruz via Highway 1 and San Andreas Road.

Location: 201 Sunset Beach Boulevard, Watsonville California 95076 Telephone 831-763-7062 Toll Free: 800-444-7275

Other California State Parks nearby:
(Boulder Creek) Big Basin Redwoods State Park
(Los Gatos) Castle Rock State Park
(Hollister) Hollister Hills State Recreation Area
(La Selva Beach) Manresa Uplands State Beach
(Monterey) Monterey State Historic Park
(Gustine) San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area


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Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
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Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.
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