Description Season for Peak Fees: All Year
Manresa State Beach features a beautiful expanse of sea and sand, with surf fishing, clamming, and recreation.
Park Kiosk Hours:
- Hi Season: Varies
- Lo Season: Varies
Services & Amenities:
- ADA Access
- Comfort Station
- Hiking Trails
- Iron Ranger
- Picnic Area
Alerts and Important InformationDiscount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.
Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).
- Manresa SB is site specific for reservations.
Site is selected at the time the reservation is made.
- Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or
trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.
- All sites are walk-in only, vehicles park away from the
- Reservations available May 15 thru Oct 31 Annually.
- Campground is closed when not on reservations.
Occupancy by the same persons, equipment, or vehicles of the Santa
Cruz District's camping facilities is limited to a total of 30 days in
any calendar year. These facilities include: Sunset SB campground,
Manresa SB campground, Seacliff SB campground, New Brighton SB
campground, Henry Cowell Redwoods SP campground, Big Basin
Redwoods SP campground, and Portola Redwoods SP campground
Additional information number: Sector Office: (831) 429-2850
Getting There:From Highway One, just south of Aptos, San Andreas Road heads west and
continues for several miles to Manresa, the first beach access upon reaching
Phone Number:Information: (831)761-1795