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Sunset State Beach

Park Information

Contact Information

(831) 763-7062

Trailer Lengths

Max Trailer Length: 31 Feet
Max Camper Length: 31 Feet

Park Hours

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Driving Directions to Sunset SB

The beach is 16 miles south of Santa Cruz. From Hwy 1 take the San Andreas Road exit. Proceed south to Sunset Beach Rd; go west to beach entrance.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.

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Upcoming Park Events

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The beach features pine trees, mountainous sand dunes, and ocean side picnic spots. Bordered by large agricultural fields west of the city of Watsonville, the beach is a year-round destination for thousands of visitors.

Location - Directions
The beach is 16 miles south of Santa Cruz via Highway One and San Andreas Road.

Seasons - Climate - Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.