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WHARVES, PIERS, SLOUGHS, LAGOONS

 Programs    By The Water    City Parks    County Parks    State Beaches & Parks

KEY     A = accessible     NA = present but not accessible

Destination

Parking

Rest
rooms

Additional
Acccessible Features

CAPITOLA WHARF
Wharf Rd, Capitola

A

NA

Good fishing
Rail height 42”
No permit needed

SANTA CRUZ WHARF
Pacific Ave at Beach St, Santa Cruz

A

A

Good fishing
Rail height 42”
No permit needed
Paved –- very accessible

SEACLIFF PIER
Seacliff State Beach
End of State Park Dr, Aptos
685-6422

A

A

Good fishing
Rail height 42”
No permit needed
Parking at foot of pier

SANTA CRUZ HARBOR
135 5th Ave, Santa Cruz
475-6161
www.santacruzharbor.org

A

A

South dock has an elevator lift
60’ plastic roll-out matting on sand for wheelchair access
charter boats, kayaks, private boats

ELKHORN SLOUGH
1700 Elkhorn Rd, Watsonville
728-2822
www.elkhornslough.org

A

A

Wheelchair accessible path along the shore of Elkhorn Slough -- at Kirby Park
in the upper slough, off Elkhorn Road
Stretch of wheelchair accessible paths on the Reserve may be accessible --
call for more info

WEST CLIFF WALKWAY
From Swanton Blvd and West Cliff Dr to Bay St and West Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz

Various spots

A

Lovely walkway that follows the coast for three miles
Fairly flat, consistently paved until Bay St, where it dips into a steep hill
to the wharf. Accessible restroom and shower at Lighthouse Field

NEARY LAGOON
Public accessible entrance at the end of Blackburn St, Santa Cruz

A

A

Lovely one mile wooden walkway through wildlife refuge and lagoon Parking at
Neary Lagoon Apt. complex

SAN LORENZO RIVERWAY
From Mission St and Front St to Ocean St and East Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz

Various Spots

 

Nice paved paths follow both sides of the San Lorenzo River through downtown
Santa Cruz and toward the Boardwalk and Seabright Ave

Let us know about your favorite accessible resource, order a print version of the guide, or just tell us what you think! We welcome your thoughts, tips, suggestions and contributions.We can be reached at:

Shared Adventures
PO BOX 396
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

(831) 459-7210

info@sharedadventures.org

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