Younger Lagoon Reserve is located on UC Santa Cruz's Coastal Science Campus.  It is comprised of two parts: the original 25-acre lagoon, and the 47-acre "Terrace Lands".  The Terrace Lands are accessible via a network of public trails that are open from dawn till dusk.  There are overlooks and interpretative panels along the trails.  The lagoon is accessible via guided tours led by docents from the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. If you are interesed in visiting the reserve for another reason, please inquire here.











YLR Habitat Map

The public map below can be starred for use in the Google Maps application and smartphone web browsers. 

Click the button in the top right of the inset below to go full screen, then zoom in to explore or print sections that you need to use.