New Brighton State Beach

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New Brighton State Beach

Location:In the town of Capitola, 4 miles south of Santa Cruz on Highway 1.
Facilities:Tent and RV campsites (including 10 RV sites with hookups; some sites @di), picnic areas, hiking trails, restrooms (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking.
Special Features:Near the beach is a forest of Monterey pine and coastal live oak. The camping area is on a bluff overlooking northern Monterey Bay.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Size: 157 acres.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The major attractions that the ocean pacific lodge offers around their hotel near the Santa Cruz boardwalk are Roaring Camp Railroad, Pacific Avenue and Capitola Mall, Cowell's Beach, Manresa State Beach, Davenport Beach, Sunset State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, New Brighton State Beach, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and many more.
New Brighton State Beach (off Park Ave., Capitola) has a delightful campground sheltered beneath cypress and pines; bring wood for a fire in the rings on the beach.
With 3.4 miles of beachfront, Sunset invites ambitious jogging or walking--you can head north to New Brighton State Beach or south all the way to Moss Landing.

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