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NEW BRIGHTON SB, CA

Season for Peak Fees: All Year New Brighton State Beach features picnic areas, swimming, fishing and a nearby forest of Monterey pine. The camping area is on a bluff overlooking northern Monterey Bay. Reservations can be made YEAR-ROUND. Check the State Parks website for...

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Alerts and Important Information
Discount 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).

Family campsites are allowed up to 8 people maximum per campsite. This regulation is being enforced at the Park Unit.
Park is subject to evacuation due to high winds and flooding.
The park may be subject to construction during the reservation period.
Minors under age 18 MUST have written permission slips prior to check-in, or THEY WILL BE TURNED AWAY!

New Brighton reservations are Site Specific. Site is selected at the time the reservation is made.

  • Family sites (1-43 and 66-68): Reservations are available from March 1 - November 30; closed when not on reservations (December 1 – February 28).
  • Family sites (44-65 and 69-111): Reservation are available All Year.
  • Group sites: Reservations are available March 1 – November 30 each year; closed when not on reservations.

The maximum consecutive stay from Mar 1 - Nov 30 is 7 days. When the maximum consecutive stay has occurred, the person(s), equipment, and/or vehicles(s) must vacate the campground for a period of 48 hours before returning for another stay.

  • Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.
  • To book a Group site you must have at least NINE occupants.

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.

  • Beginning January 1, 2015, the park will allow ONLY ONE Recreational Vehicle per campsite. Note that RVs are to BACK-IN to their campsites.
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 24 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 24 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 26 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 27 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 21 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 30 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 26 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 28 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 23 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 23 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 23 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 28 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 20 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 20 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 TENT ONLY SITE 8 0 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 24 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 TENT ONLY SITE 8 0 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 24 Back-In
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 22 Back-In
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    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Sites 1-43, Group Sites 1-3 STANDARD 8 24 Back-In
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Photo: NEW BRIGHTON SB
    Overview

    Description

    Season for Peak Fees: All Year

    New Brighton State Beach features picnic areas, swimming, fishing and a nearby forest of Monterey pine. The camping area is on a bluff overlooking northern Monterey Bay. Reservations can be made YEAR-ROUND.

    Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

    Park Kiosk Hours:

    • Hi Season: 8am-10pm
    • Lo Season: 8am-4pm

    Booking Window
    Fri Oct 03 2014 - Thu Apr 30 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

    New dates are released in blocks, 1 Month(s) at a time.

    The next on-sale is Sat Nov 01 2014

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Sat Mar 01 2014 Sun Nov 30 2014
    Non Peak Mon Dec 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
    Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Tue Mar 31 2015
    Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Mon Nov 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Bicycle Riding
    • Comfort Station
    • Dump Station
    • Fire Rings
    • Fishing
    • Group Picnicking
    • Hiking
    • Hiking Trails
    • Iron Ranger
    • Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Ranger Station
    • Restrooms
    • Showers
    • Swimming
    • Telephone
    • Toilet, Accessible
    • Water Fillup Station
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    Getting There
    New Brighton SB is located 77 miles south of San Francisco, and 6 miles south of Santa Cruz on Highway 1. In the town of Capitola take the New Brighton/Park Avenue exit off Highway One.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    NEW BRIGHTON SB
    1500 PARK AVENUE
    CAPITOLA  CA  95010

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (831)464-6330
    Additional Information