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Sunset State Beach
Visiting Sunset State Beach
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.
Available Activities and Facilities at Sunset State Beach
Hike or Bike Campsites
Exhibits and Programs
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available