Castle Rock State Park

Castle Rock State Park Expands Thanks to Major Purchase from Sempervirens Fund

Celebrating the breathtaking view at Castle Rock State Park. Photo copyright Mike Kahn.

By Naomi Friedland

Renowned Science Group Embraces Redwood Mojo

At the Wender Group Grove in June 2016. Scott Peden photo.

VIDEO: Using nature as inspiration, Stanford's Wender Group creates lifesaving compounds in the laboratory. A redwood grove in Castle Rock State Park stands as a powerful monument to their work.

Castle Rock Visitor Center Gets Green Light

Reed Holderman of Sempervirens Fund displays an artist's rendering of the new Castle Rock entryway. Mike Kahn photo.

The Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Sempervirens Fund's proposal for a new LEED-certified visitors center for Castle Rock State Park.

Castle Rock Visitor Center: A Welcome Development

The plan to spruce up Castle Rock State Park and attract more visitors, proposed by Sempervirens Fund, reflects new ideas about access.

A Revamp for Castle Rock

Plans for the new entrance area at Castle Rock State Park. It lies 800 feet northwest of the current park entrance. B

Hearings are set to begin on plans to spruce up a beloved Santa Cruz Mountains park once slated for closure.