Pinto Lake County Park

757 Green Valley Road, Watsonville


  • Playground
  • Public Art
  • Open Space
  • Multi-Use Trails
  • Nature Trail
  • Soccer Fields
  • Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Picnic Areas
  • Lawn Area
  • Reservable Picnic Areas
  • Fitness Equipment
  • BBQs
  • Building
  • Pier
  • Bike Pump Track
  • Fishing
  • Small Dog Park
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Large Dog Park
  • Lake
  • Virgin de Guadalupe Shrine
  • Vista Point
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Little Free Library

Park Hours

Sunrise to Sunset



Parking (ADA)

Large parking lot with ADA spaces available.

County Parks is in the process of developing trail maps for our regional parks!
Please check back here soon.

Picnic Area Reservations

Pinto Lake County Park has two picnic pavilions with grills and electricity. The pavilions are located in the beautiful park adjacent to Pinto Lake. There is plenty for family and friends at this large park, including a playground, bike pump track, dog park, public art, fishing pier, sports fields, disc golf, and trails. Explore the trails, enjoy soccer games, bird watching, or just walk the large expanse of the park.

Athletic Field Reservations

Pinto Lake County Park has one baseball/softball field and two soccer fields. All athletic fields are close to parking, playgrounds, picnic tables, permanent restrooms, and open space trails. Pinto Lake County Park also has a bike pump track, dog park, public art, fishing pier on the lake, and disc golf.

Outdoor Class Permits

Whether it’s fitness, tai chi, plein air painting or any other low impact outdoor recreational activity, County Parks offers various park sites for you to teach your outdoor classes.

Special Events

Pinto Lake County Park is a charming lake-side park with a playground, picnic tables, disc golf course, abundant lawn areas and open space trails. There is ample parking with an entrance kiosk and permanent restrooms. This park is perfect for large community events and festivals!

Public Art

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors established a Percent for Art Program applicable to County construction projects. As a result of the Board's decision, up to 2% of the construction costs for new buildings and parks can be allocated to place public artwork at the site.

Turtle Dove, a public art project by artist Roberto Castro and youth.


We are working on gathering information about accessibility at all County parks and facilities.
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To learn about County Parks' commitment to accessibility and inclusion and find accessible County parks and facilities,
see our Accessibility & Inclusion page here.