the nature-worshiping, fun-loving adventurer’s guide
Support local art! Marine organisms paint a new blue for Santa Cruz seas
Two adults, four kids, one VW camper and a very crowded national park.
People have talked about saving the San Lorenzo River for decades. Now, amid fresh public awareness of public safety and environmental issues, the idea has a new champion in the Coastal Watershed Council.
Chasing a rumor in Ventana Wilderness
Idyllic river swimming in front of God and everyone.
Sun and sand at one of Santa Cruz's favorite beaches.
A sunny swimming hole on the San Lorenzo.
Five ways to stay cool in a Santa Cruz heat wave.
The magic and power of waves and rocks.
The easiest way to see some of the world's biggest trees.
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