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Multiple parks and beaches closed in Santa Cruz County

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION-TV)- Santa Cruz County and other local agencies are closing multiple parks and beaches due to impending inclement weather heading to the Central Coast.

Here is the full list of closures in Santa Cruz County, this page will be updated with potential road closures and potential power outages in the area.

Park Closures

  • These state parks in Santa Cruz County are fully closed which include Big Basin Redwoods, Butano State Park, Castle Rock, Portola Redwoods State Park and Wilder Ranch State Park. California State Parks said those parks could reopen on Thursday.
  • Three beaches are fully closed which include Lighthouse Field State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, Palm State Beach and Sunset State Beach.
  • The New Brighton State Beach Campground is closed and will be re-evaluated by park staff on Friday afternoon.
  • Seacliff State Beach will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday due to winter storm conditions in the area. State park officials will be revaluating the conditions for Friday opening.

Here is a list of sandbag locations throughout Santa Cruz County:

North Santa Cruz County

  • Big Creek Fire Station, 240 Swanton Rd in Davenport
  • Boulder Creek Fire, 13230 Highway 9 in Boulder Creek
  • Fall Creek Station, 7276 Empire Grade in Santa Cruz
  • Felton Fire Station, 131 Kirby St in Felton
  • Ben Lomond Fire, 9430 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond
  • Valley Churches United, 9400 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond
  • Zayante Fire Station, 7700 Zayante Rd in Felton, CA
  • Scotts Valley Fire Station, 7 Erba Lane in Scotts Valley

Mid-Santa Cruz County

  • Branciforte Fire, 2711 Branciforte Drive in Santa Cruz
  • Central Fire, 944 17th Avenue in Santa Cruz
  • Fire Administration Office230 Walnut Street, Santa Cruz
  • London Nelson Community Center301 Center Street, Santa Cruz

South Santa Cruz County

  • CAL FIRE Corralitos, 120 Eureka Canyon Road in Watsonville.
  • Pajaro Valley Fire, 562 Casserly Rd in Watsonville
  • Joyce McKenzie Park, 500 Joyce Drive in Watsonville
  • CALFIRE Burrell, 25050 Highland Way in Los Gatos
  • Watsonville Fire Station No. 1, 115 Second Street

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