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Santa Cruz California Light House (Surfing Museum)

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Lighthouse Field State Beach

Also known as Point Santa Cruz, this area forms the northern boundary of Monterey Bay. It is one of the last open headlands in any California urban area. Surfers, tourists, birds – including the rare Black Swift and wintering Monarch butterflies are drawn to this area. Sea lions populate the offshore rocks.

Lighthouse Field State Beach has the distinction of being home to California's first surfing museum. The Santa Cruz Surfing Museum is in the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse at Lighthouse Point on West Cliff Drive. Overlooking internationally renowned surfing hotspot Steamer Lane, this museum has photographs, surfboards, and other interesting items tracing over 100 years of surfing history in Santa Cruz.

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Comments (82)

romulus111 on March 3, 2012

Piękny budynek muzeum Dobre photo like Greetings Romu7lus

Petros Kalaitzis on March 3, 2012

Amazing capture! LIKE + YS. Greetings, Petros

Adriana Bruno on March 3, 2012

LIKE, bellissimi colori! Un saluto, Adriana

patano on March 3, 2012

I like this beautiful shot,

very good subject and nice view !

Congratulations, you earned my


Warm greetings from Paolo.

Have a nice day !

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tizianoguidi on March 3, 2012


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Eliton Sloma on March 4, 2012

Belíssima foto. Belo registro.

Muito bonita.


Saudações Ueliton,Brasil.

sistuccio on March 4, 2012

Great shot , good colours, well taken!!!LK.Ciao,Dino

maxou MAXOU on March 4, 2012

very beautiful picture !

♥ LIKE ♥

  • Best wishes ->maxou

I Like this very nice photo dear friend!!

Million Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Greetings and best wishes from Greece-Piraeus.


Sergio Bagna on March 4, 2012

Masterly constructed and framed! Like! Greetings from Italy, Sergio

Andrew J on March 4, 2012

Very nice. L#33

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Greetings from BRAZIL, AJVL.

Deodato Lourenḉo on March 5, 2012

Hello my Panoramio friends! Thank you for the kind comments!

Thank you for the 10 Favorites and 34 Likes!


KH goldfoto on March 5, 2012

The lighthouse in best light and sharpness...well done,Joe...like35...Many Greetings and best wishes from Germany!

Yosarsif مهدی کلهر on March 5, 2012

Nicely capture of light-house.


All the best from Iran, Mahdi

Douglas Patel on March 5, 2012

A California parece ser um lugar perfeito para tirar fotos, essa foto é muito bonita LIKE.

WiJarn on March 5, 2012

Nice shot, Very beautiful place! Like

Greetings from Thailand.

Bruce Edwards on March 5, 2012

I Like(40) the image sharpness.

ANGEL, EL ALFA III on March 5, 2012

Muy bonita tambien. Like. Saludos desde Madrid, España

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