Closed to the public at this time, except by special event or appointment.
Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe Park Property
Located in the Pájaro Valley, the two-story Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe is a historic rancho hacienda that was built between 1848-49.
Upcoming 2018 Open House Dates
Join us for a unique opportunity to view our newest State Historic Park. This hidden jewel in the Pájaro Valley is currently an active construction site as the adobe building is being repaired and is open only during scheduled events. Event is free; limited parking (carpooling encouraged). Events made possible by Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and California State Parks.
- March 10 (11am to 3pm)
- April 8 (11am to 3pm)
- May 12 (11am to 3pm)
- June 10 (11am to 3pm)
- July 14 (11am to 3pm)
- August 12 (6pm-9pm)
- September 22 (11am to 3pm)
- October 14 (11am to 3pm)
- November 17 (11am to 3pm)
- December 9 (11am to 3pm)
The Castro Adobe offers free 2.5 hour education programs in the spring of 2018 to supplement teaching of 3rd grade (local history) and 4th grade (California history) content standards. (K-college can be accomodated for tours by request.) Please check back here for a link to start the scheduling process once our new staff settles in (tentatively, October 2017).
Available Activities and Facilities at Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe Park Property
Exhibits and Programs