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Lots of campers, vans of all sorts, street parking in residential area, no “no camping signs” seen yet. Bright street lights, safe area. Make sure to keep quiet for others, parking is straight across from people’s homes.
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Stayed here last night, arrived after dark and left around 8am, plenty of parking, a few other vans, no issues. Pretty quiet. Except one woman staring at me this morning getting into the front as if she’s never seen a van before. But great spot and close to the beach would park here again for sure!Report Check-In
Handy spot since there's not many affordable campgrounds around here - if you Park on the west side of the road you're not too close to people's houses, and at the top of the road it's across from a convention Centre or something. Still best to arrive late and leave early though, head round to the car park by steamer lane and watch the surfers for breakfast. The bathrooms close by were locked when we tried to use them in the morning, had to wait until 8 for them to open.Report Check-In
great spot, accross residential houses. stayed 2 nights, no issues. they are signs but no one seems to enforce. would stay again.Report Check-In
This is a great strip of overnight parking that is across the street from residential homes. Other Vehicles were considerate and quit. 5-8min walk to the beach and even restrooms. Lots of space in the winter and packed in the summer. Make sure to park in the lines or you will wake up to a ticket.Report Check-In
Signs that say it is "Unlawful to sleep in vehicle over night or camp on public property"Report Check-In
Went to park here, but there are signs saying it is against municipal ordinance to sleep overnight in your vehicle, and that violators will be arrested. Decided not to risk it.Report Check-In
Great spot to park in Santa Cruz. We spent three nights here, further up the road closer to the water, with no issues. Nice beach a short walk away with washrooms.Report Check-In
Definitely not closed! We stayed the night, passing through town and the street was full of campers and even a few cars that you could tell people were sleeping inside. We parked farther down the street, closer to Cliff Dr. and stayed on the opposite side of the homes. A little bit of thru traffic but overall quiet and a great nights sleep!Report Check-In
Not closed! Quiet residential street with "no sleeping in your car" signs but it seems like Santa Cruz doesn't enforce these. We parked farther down to street to be closer to the ocean. No dogs allowed on the Natural Bridges beach but they do have free bathrooms and free outdoor showers. A good bit of people walking by on the path to the beach but all friendly to us with the van door open. Not very good VerizonReport Check-In
Stayed 2 nights, very safe and quiet! You could only hear the waves crashing on shore at night.Report Check-In
Nice quite street, there is parking on both sides but the south side of the street towards the industrial part seems to be more private and away from the homes so as not to disturb the residents. A few rigs of different kinds on the street, all seem to be travelers as opposed to the rvs on natural bridges rd…Report Check-In
Rue résidentielle, tranquille et sécuritaire. Nous y avons dormi une nuit et plusieurs autres campeurs y étaient également. Il suffit que votre véhicule puisse entrer à l’intérieure des zones de stationnement prévues.Report Check-In
There are signs but nobody bother you and in the morning you can just drive to Steamer Lane and enjoy the awesome view and the surfers.
Best spot for overnight parking in Santa Cruz. Much quieter than other streets we checked out. Right next to the beach.Report Check-In