Greyhound Rock in Santa
Greyhound Rock is
located approximately seven miles north of Davenport
in Santa Cruz County. The largest nearby city to
enjoy hotels and tourist attractions is
Named for the rock, a seastack
of Miocene Mudstone massive sea cliffs of Santa Cruz
Mudstone are capped with a thick alluvial cover and
marine terrace deposits, as seen from an overlook at
the Greyhound Rock parking area along Highway 1.
North of Davenport, Greyhound Rock County Park
includes surf fishing under the auspices of the
California Department of Fish and Game. A paved
parking lot, view area and public restrooms all
offer wheelchair access.
Other activities include hiking, bird watching
with seasonal viewing of Turkey Vultures and Black
Oystercatchers or some scuba diving, though locals
report it is challenging.
Greyhound rock provides some
great whale watching opportunities
when the large whiles are migrating.
For other attractions, you are
ideally located here near San
Francisco and Santa Cruz, so you can
enjoy all the big city night life
and events, while also taking in the
California coast and fantastic stops
such as Greyhound Rock.