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Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe Park Property

Contact Information

(831) 226-9669

Park Hours

Closed to the public at this time, except by special event or appointment.

Driving Directions to Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe

Directions for this park are currently unavailable. Please call the park.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

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This park is currently an active construction site, and is open only during scheduled special events or appointment. 

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).

Click here for a teacher's guide. To request a reservation for your class or school group, click here.

Available Activities and Facilities at Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe Park Property

Historical/Cultural Site
Exhibits and Programs
Guided Tours