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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 route is completely on the hills of the University of California, Santa Cruz, with its beautiful redwoods, unique arboretum and bridge system over deep ravines. Come enjoy the beautiful sculptures and murals throughout the campus. This will be a walk to savor, so plan extra time for this one! The walk is very hilly with many stairs.
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: Fairfield Inn, 2965 Mission St., 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