Manresa / Sunset
Manresa Campground Map
Manresa State Beach
205 Manresa Beach Road • La Selva Beach, CA 95076
Manresa State Beach rewards visitors with sweeping views of bluff-backed sand and sea, including the
Santa Cruz Mountains to the northwest and the forested hills of the Monterey Peninsula to the southwest.
This beach features a beautiful expanse of sea and sand, with surf fishing, surfing, and recreation.
FEES: Registration fees are required
upon entry. Campsites hold a
maximum of eight people. The
camping fee includes one primary
vehicle and one towed-in licensed
vehicle or trailer. Due to parking
limitations, one additional vehicle
is permitted. An extra vehicle fee
will be assessed for
VEHICLES: All vehicles must remain
on the pavement at all times.
Vehicles must be parked in the
Upper Lot for the duration of the
stay. The Lower Twenty-Minute
Lot is specifically for campers
who are loading and unloading
their vehicles. While loading and
unloading, we ask that you stay
on designated trails and walkways
and that your vehicle is parked in a
marked parking space.
SPEED LIMITS are posted and
strictly enforced. Remember,
children and adults frequently cross
the roadways. Please drive carefully.
QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m.
to 6 a.m. Radios and other soundproducing devices must not be
audible beyond your immediate
campsite, regardless of the time of
day. Generators may only be used
from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
DANGER: Please stay off the cliffs
and only use park paths to access
the beach. The cliffs are unstable.
CHECK-OUT TIME is at 12 p.m.
(noon). Your camping permit
provides day-use entrance to other
state parks and state beaches
until sunset. If you wish to extend
your stay, you may re-register at
the entrance station on a night by
night basis, provided that camping
spaces are available. Re-register no
later than 12 p.m. (noon).
DOGS must be on a leash (six feet
maximum in length), picked up
after, and controlled at all times. Do
not leave your dog unattended at
the campsite, and keep your pets
inside at night. Dogs are permitted
on paved roads, in day-use areas, in
campgrounds, and on Manresa SB.
WASTE WATER: No water or
effluent may be discharged onto the
ground. Payment of camping fees
at Manresa SB qualifies registered
vehicles to utilize the dump station
at New Brighton State Beach (1500
Park Ave., Capitola, CA 95010).
RESPECT PARK PROPERTY:
Help us maintain the park’s natural
beauty by respecting California
State Parks property. Please do not
cut, carve, or drive nails into tables,
posts, day-use areas, or trees.
WILD ANIMALS: For your safety,
do not feed the wild animals.
Wild animals can be aggressive,
dangerous, and may carry disease.
WOOD: Please do not gather wood.
Wood may be purchased at the
entrance station or through the
Campground Hosts. The purchase
of wood supports Friends of
Santa Cruz State Parks, which
contributes to California State Parks
CAMPFIRES: Fires must be
confined to camping stoves, state
park fire rings, or state park dayuse grills. Fires are not allowed in
makeshift rock fire rings, on tables,
on the ground, or in the sand.
SHOWERS: Pay showers have been
installed to help conserve water
resources. Showers operate with
payment of quarters only. Two
quarters will provide two minutes of
heated shower time. Change is not
available at the entrance station of
WARNING: Campsites are
vulnerable to theft at any time.
Secure valuables and equipment
in your vehicle, and report any
suspicious activity to park staff.
TRASH: Please remove all trash
from the beach.
CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275).
To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov.
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