Felton is an unincorporated community in Santa Cruz County just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean and the City of Santa Cruz. Outdoor recreation includes hiking, bicycling, fishing, jogging, walking, camping, train rides and shopping. Felton is a friendly escape from the hustle and bustle of Santa Cruz and is surrounded by tall stands of redwood forests. The population of Felton was a 1051 at the 2000 census. Home average home price is $338,471 for transaction closed the first quarter of 2011.
When visiting Felton, a ride on the Roaring Camp trains is a must. The Beach Train goes to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and provides an experience that takes you back in time.The steam Train narrow-gauge trip to Bear Mountain is equally engaging. The steam engines date back to 1890 cared for and preserved as if they were new.
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park is next to Roaring Camp and boast 20 miles of trails for hiking and riding.