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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz, California

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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is the only major seaside amusement park on the Pacific Coast and is located on a mile-long beach bordering Monterey Bay. This nearly century old park is a true West Coast treasure, as California's oldest amusement park, plus a State Historic Landmark. The park features two named National Historic Landmarks: a classic 1911 Looff carousel and the popular Giant Dipper wooden roller coaster, built in 1924. In all, the Boardwalk features 34 rides, games of skill, arcades, restaurants, shops and entertainment for the entire family. Admission to the Boardwalk is free. Individual ride tickets or an all-day pass must be purchased for the rides.

For more park information, see Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Roller Coasters

Roller Coaster Year Track Designer
Undertow 2013 Steel Maurer Söhne
Sea Serpent 2000 Steel Miler Coaster, Inc.
Giant Dipper 1924 Wood Arthur Looff, Prior & Church

Past & Non-Operational Roller Coasters**

Hurricane 1992 Steel SDC
Orient Express 1998 Steel Wisdom Rides

** Please note, past and non-operational listings on Where to Coast™ may be incomplete.

Park Location

400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 – United States
Telephone: (831) 423-5590

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