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New Brighton State Beach

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About This Campground

State Park

Named for the famed coastal resort in England, the New Brighton State Beach Campground and bluffs of New Brighton have drawn visitors—human and animal alike—for centuries. The forested bluffs offer a campground, hiking trails, and sweeping views of Monterey Bay just steps from a sandy shore perfect…

Reservation Info

Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules.

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Access

  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

38 Reviews of New Brighton State Beach

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 1
  • 4
  • 10
  • 23
MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2022

New Brighton SB

Nice quiet spot. Rangers were helpful and accommodating. Great views and easy access to beach.

Site56 and 70
Month of VisitJanuary
haelie A.
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2022

Open sites without reservation

Not sure why the reserve california site says every SP or SB on the coast has 0 sites for the foreseeable future, but we decided to take our chances. Yes! arrived at like 3 pm and they still had 10 open sites. We got site 72.

Like other reviews said, this campground is super "non-private" but it…

  • New brighton beach, literally a 2 minute walk from camp.
  • sunset view from the sunset trail... 10 steps away from camp
  • 10-15 minute drive to santa cruz boardwalk!
  • (5) View All
Site72
Month of VisitDecember
L
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2022

Nice campground with lots of green

Very nice and quiet. Bathrooms are clean for camping standards. Coin operated showers. Good experience here!

Month of VisitOctober

Location

New Brighton State Beach is located in California

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Hwy 1 (Park Ave/New Brighton Beach, exit 436): Go 1 block W, then follow signs S on McGregor Rd.

Address

1500 Park Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010

Coordinates

36.979469805430945 N
121.93828192827002 W

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