Lighthouse Field State Beach

Point Details

Nearest Town: Santa Cruz
Location: West Cliff Drive at Point Santa Cruz

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

36.952940029297, -122.02565449286 ↗

Trail Section


Lighthouse Field has a blufftop grassy picnic area with paved bike path and benches. The lighthouse includes a bookstore and surfing museum. Below the point is the famous "Steamer Lane" surf spot.


  • Bike Path
  • CCC Access Point
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Improved Surface
  • Parking
  • Prominent Man Made Feature
  • Public Transportation
  • Restrooms
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Surfing

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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