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The bridge at the end of Thurwachter Road. View is looking back at Santa Cruz County. A rare stone road marker from 1934. Thurwachter Road in Watsonville starts at

Beach Road and goes southwest one-third of a mile to the Pajaro River. There is a bridge over the Pajaro River connecting Thurwachter Road to Monterey County.


The road is straight, level with no bike lanes. Traffic is sparse. Thurwachter Road is part of the Pacific Coast Bike Route in Santa Cruz County.

Public Transportation



The Pajaro River marks the southern border of Santa Cruz County. Thurwachter marks the end of West Beach Street and the start of Beach Road.

Major Intersections

Beach Road@Thurwachter

Restaurants and Shopping

None. (It is farm area.)



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