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Manresa State Beach

Contact Information

(831) 761-1795

Park Hours

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Driving Directions to Manresa SB

From Highway 1, south of Aptos, San Andreas Road heads southwest and continues for several miles to Manresa, the first beach access upon reaching the coast.

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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.

Online Reservations

Brochures and Campground Maps

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.


Manresa State Beach features a beautiful expanse of sea and sand, with surf fishing, surfing, and recreation.

Location - Directions
From Highway 1, south of Aptos, San Andreas Road heads southwest and continues for several miles to Manresa, the first beach access upon reaching the coast.

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


Available Activities and Facilities at Manresa State Beach

OVERNIGHT FACILITIES
Family Campsites
Geocaching
TRAIL USE
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Exhibits and Programs
Fishing
Guided Tours
Beach Area
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms