• The Mystery Spot

    The Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California. Come experience these phenomena for yourself!

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    The Mystery Spot offers online ticket reservations for our most popular tour times. We frequently sell out so make your reservations now!

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  • Mystery Spot Gallery

    View our collection of images and videos from over 70 years of strange phenomena at the Mystery Spot. You won't believe your eyes.

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  • Mystery Spot Gift Store

    Shop our online gift shop and pick up your favorite Mystery Spot t-shirt, hoodie, or other souvenir. Don't forget to get your Mystery Spot bumper sticker!

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  • Mystery Spot FAQ

    Plan your visit to the Mystery Spot by reading answers to some of our guest’s most frequently asked questions. See you soon!

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Open For The Holidays!

In addition to our regular daily tour schedule we will be open on the following:

Thanksgiving - Thursday Nov. 26 from 10 to 4pm (last tour 4:05)
Christmas Eve - Thursday, Dec. 24 from 10 to 5pm (last tour 5:05)
Christmas Day - Friday, Dec. 25 from 10 to 5pm (last tour 5:05)
New Year’s Eve - Thursday, Dec. 31 from 10 to 5pm (last tour 5:05)
New Year’s Day - Friday, Jan. 1 from 10 to 5pm (last tour 5:05)

Tour Ticket Notice

All tickets can be purchased online. Tickets purchased upon arrival must be paid by cash or check only. If you have issues, or need to buy 16 tickets or more, please call (831) 423-8897.

Our holiday tours sell out fast so we suggest you purchase your tickets now in order to reserve your spot.

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What is it?

What is it?

The Mystery Spot is a gravitational anomaly located in the redwoods outside of Santa Cruz, CA.

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Winter Hours


10:00 am to 4:00 pm
M – F (last tour 4:05)
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
St & Su (last tour 5:05)

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Visitor Information

Come to the Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz, CA and see for yourself what it's all about. We recommend that you buy advanced tickets online or by calling (831) 423-8897 especially during the summer and other busy times.

Weekends + Holidays

The Mystery Spot frequently sells out around noontime. Please purchase advanced tickets through our online ticket portal.

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Finding Us

465 Mystery Spot Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Driving Directions & Map

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Parking Information

Space is limited at the Mystery Spot. If you come this weekend, without advanced tickets and the road is closed, you can still purchase tickets online if space is available. Parking is $5.00 per vehicle and is payable upon arrival by cash or check only.

If you will be visiting the Mystery Spot in a really large vehicle (RV's, buses, and really large trucks) please call us at (831) 423-8897 before you arrive so we can save you a parking space.

Please make sure to arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of your tour.

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Road Closed?

Please do not block traffic! If you see a "Sold Out" sign & do not have tickets, you must continue driving. Do not slow down or pull off to the side of the road.

Arrive Early

You must arrive 30 minutes prior to your tour time or you will miss your tour. Please call us if you will be late, we will do our best to adjust your tour time.


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The Mystery Spot
465 Mystery Spot Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95065 USA
Tel: (831) 423-8897
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  • 28 Nov 2015

    Sunny 58°F 33°F

  • 29 Nov 2015

    Sunny 60°F 35°F