West Cliff Drive Walkway
West Cliff Drive Walkway
West Cliff Drive
Get Map or Directions
This is a popular paved walking path that follows the beautiful Santa Cruz coastline. It is about 2 miles long each way and is frequented by walkers, runners, bicyclists and of course, dogs. It is located on West Cliff Drive, north of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and south of Natural Bridges State Beach. While dogs are not allowed on either the Boardwalk or the State Beach, there is a dog beach along this path called West Lighthouse Beach. There are several areas where you can park near the path. The easiest is by the north end of the path: Heading south on Hwy 17, take the Hwy 1 North exit towards Half Moon Bay and Hwy 9. Merge onto Mission Street (Hwy 1). Turn left onto Swift Street. Then turn right on West Cliff Drive. Turn right onto Swanton Blvd. Parking is available on Swanton Blvd. If you prefer to park closer to the Boardwalk, follow these directions: From Hwy 17 heading south, take the Hwy 1 North exit towards Half Moon Bay and Hwy 9. Merge onto Chestnut Street. Turn left onto Laurel Street, then right onto Center Street. Make a slight left onto Washington Street and Washington will become Pacific Avenue. Then turn right onto Beach Street. There is limited metered parked available near the Municipal Wharf.
=indicates DogFriendly.com's dog-friendly advertisers!
Before you visit an establishment or place, please
contact them and verify that they are still dog-friendly and available, as policies
and management change frequently. All places listed on DogFriendly.com require
your dog to be leashed and under your direct control unless specified otherwise
by an establishments (including parks and beaches) management. Please be aware
of local Breed-Specific
Laws that may be in place where you are visiting. The information
on this site is not a recommendation. DogFriendly.com, Inc. makes no warranties
or representations of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the
site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site.
If you find an establishment that no longer allows dogs, please let us know so
we can remove them from our list. For full Rules and Regulations for Use of This
Site, including the legal disclaimer and copyright notices,
click here before using the site.
Copyright © 1997-2013, All Rights Reserved, DogFriendly.com®,
Send email to us at email@example.com