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Dates: 3/9/2019 - 3/10/2019
City / State: Santa Cruz, CA
Event Name: Monarchs & Banana Slugs
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113568 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k - 2B
Description: The walk is a lop-sided figure 8 that starts in the Natural Bridges State Park and takes in the extensive monarch grove, the beach and some of Cliff Drive. The rest of the route is up to and through the University of California, Santa Cruz campus. The UCSC mascot is the banana slug..
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Points of Reference, Walking America's Ports of Call
Start Times: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Natural Bridges State Park back entrance, Delaware Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Start Point / Driving Directions: Natural Bridges State Park back entrance, Natural Bridges Dr at Delaware Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060. From Highway 1, turn towards the ocean at the light at Western Dr. (The last traffic light north of Santa Cruz.) At Mission St., turn Right. 200 feet later, turn Left onto Natural Bridges Drive. In 1/2 mile, turn right onto Delaware Dr. Park along Delaware near the back entrance of the State Park.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Wear clothes in layers as the beach area can be windy and cool in March. Dogs are allowed in the parking and road areas of the State Park, but not on the monarch boardwalk or on the beach. Restrooms in the state park and on the UCSC campus.
Host Club: South Bay Striders
Contact: Holly Pelking (408) 259-5157
Website: www.SBStriders.org
E-Mail Contact: ilex56@yahoo.com