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Sunset State Beach
Max. Trailer Lengths
Trailer: 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 31 Feet
Driving Directions to Sunset SB
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.
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.
August Activities Schedule
Please click here for a downloadable list of programmed events at in are California State Parks.
September Activities Schedule
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Available Activities and Facilities at Sunset State Beach
Hike or Bike Campsites
Exhibits and Programs
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available