Shakespeare Connector Trail

Completed in 2017

The SCMTS Trail Crew and the City of Santa Cruz partnered to build this pedestrian-only trail that leads directly to the outdoor Santa Cruz Shakespeare theatre.

In the winter of 2017, SCMTS partnered with the City of Santa Cruz to design and build a pedestrian-only trail in Delaveaga Park to connect the Prospect Heights neighborhood with the Santa Cruz Shakespeare outdoor theater venue.

The trail replaced a user-created trail that had some erosion and accessibility issues. Parts of the old trail were too steep for many trail users and were experiencing accelerated erosion. SCMTS worked with volunteers and city staff to construct a more gradual trail armored with steps, retaining walls and landings designed to resist erosion and allow users to walk the trail comfortably.

This project was funded by the City of Santa Cruz.

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