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a pretty view

this is a great place to walk above the beach. you can see the lighthouse, enjoy the surfers below and just enjoy the wonderful scenery.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a great place to walk above the beach. you can see the lighthouse, enjoy the surfers below and just enjoy the wonderful scenery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was beautiful wonderful walk would be nice to ride bikes! Lots of gorgeous scenery! Great place to take pictures! We had a great time. Even saw a group on Sequeys.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I lived in Santa Cruz, I walked West Cliff Drive at least 5 times a week. Walking West Cliff was the best exercise I ever did for myself. The path is nicely paved and is wide enough to walk two large dogs without being awkward. I highly recommend West Cliff Drive to anyone visiting Santa Cruz or anyone who... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walkway is paved and easy to navigate. There are beautiful views, plenty of benches and areas to sit. You can stand and watch surfers to view wildlife. We say whales and sea otters. It's just a nice way to view bay and California coast line.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live one block away from West Cliff Dr. and this area is one of the most beautiful places to take a walk. I sometimes fish from the cliffs, gather mussels, or just ride my bike. Great place to ride a bike, jog, or just go for a leisurely walk. Also a great place to watch world class surfers at... More 

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SANTA CRUZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The greatest walk in Santa Cruz is the walk from the wharf to Natural Bridges State Park. Any section of this walk is delightful. The crashing waves at each stage are mesmerizing. Often the walker is entertained by surfers trying to catch a wave. The West Cliff homes are visual delights from small cottages to elegant mansions. Catch the walk... More 

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san fran bay area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just walked Westcliff today. Absolutely beautiful. We are so very blessed to live in such a lovely area as Santa Cruz County.

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Falmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were simply thrilled to drive through this area.. we took number 1 highway back to Felton after our other activities.. the scenery was such a delight. amazing waves great place to surf and do water fun.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a drive along West Cliff Drive. It was a gorgeous sunny day in February. After a lot of rain this winter, a lot of people were out walking, surfing, and enjoying the area. We took a walk and also went to the Surfer Museum.' There are beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The west cliff drive is a special treat if you visit Santa Cruz. Breathtaking ocean views, crisp and clean air, surfers and local characters to watch. Drive slowly, so you can let people cross everywhere or stop and enjoy a great walk all the way to the Monarch sanctuary. Excellent place to visit and live.

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