New Brighton / Seacliff
Seacliff Campground Map
Seacliff State Beach
201 State Park Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
Information (831) 685-6442
Seacliff State Beach is one of the most popular beachfront campgrounds in California. Home of the 435 foot S.S.
Palo Alto, Seacliff State Beach campground offers RV campers 26 full hookup sites and 37 non-hookup sites. With
nearly two miles of shoreline on the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary, a visitor center museum, fishing pier, and
group picnic area with barbecue grills, it’s no wonder Seacliff State Beach is such a favorite destination!
CAMPGROUND RULES AND REGULATIONS
PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry into the
camp at the same time in a single campsite. Awnings,
park. Fees include entry for one vehicle and one legally
bumpers and camping equipment must not extend
towed vehicle/trailer. Additional vehicles not towed in
over or into the walkway, roadway or adjacent sites.
will be charged an extra vehicle fee.
The maximum consecutive stay is seven days.
Campers registering with discount passes—e.g.
When the maximum stay is over, the person(s),
Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veteran
equipment, and/or vehicle(s) must vacate the
Pass (POW)—must present discount card and picture ID
campground for a period of 48 hours before returning.
at check-in time. Discount pass holder must be present
NON-RESERVATION SITES: A limited number of
when registering and while camping.
non-hook up campsites are sold by lottery each day
Campers must have Recreational Vehicles (RVs)
at 12:30 p.m. Prospective campers must be present
present when registering for a campsite. Registration
with their RVs before noon to sign up for the lottery.
tags are non-transferable. Day use passes are not valid
Remaining campsites will be first-come, first-served.
SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph.
CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Check-in time is 2 p.m. When
When pedestrians are present even 15 mph might be
checking out early, campers should inform entrance
too fast. Use good judgment.
station staff to receive a refund for unused days.
DOGS must be kept on a leash no longer than six
RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RVs): Only selffeet and under human control at all times. Dogs must
contained RVs are allowed in the campground. Selfbe confined to a vehicle or tent at night. Please clean
contained is defined by permanent working plumbing
up after your pets.
fixtures, flushable toilets and completely sealed,
QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Generators
permanently affixed fresh, gray and black water tanks.
may be operated only between the hours of 10 a.m.
Porta-potties, cassette toilets and portable holding
and 8 p.m.
tanks are not allowed.
FIRES: Fire rings in campsite must be raised up off
No effluent, gray or fresh water may be dumped
the ground to prevent damage to the asphalt. No
onto the ground. Do not wash vehicles or hose
fires on the beach. Beach bonfires are permitted in
state-provided fire rings seasonally placed at Rio del
HOOKUP SITES: Maximum RV length is 45 feet. RVs
Mar and New Brighton State Beaches.
must be backed in. For non-hookup sites, the maximum
ALCOHOL and glass containers are not allowed
RV length is 35 feet in Lot A and 45 feet in Lots B and C.
beyond your campsite.
Water and a sanitation station are available at nearby
New Brighton State Beach. Campers must bring their
DAY USE offers beach access, restrooms, outdoor
own raised fire rings and picnic tables.
showers and picnic tables. Day use is open from
8 a.m. to sunset.
OCCUPANCY/PARKING: Only one RV and a maximum
of eight persons allowed per campsite. No two RVs may
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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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Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 654-2249.
Seacliff State Beach
To Hwy 1
Maps not to scale
To Santa Cruz
All restrooms and most
campsites are accessible.
Accessible parking is
available in all lots.
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For Emergencies Dial
You may make camping reservations up to seven months and
no less than 48 hours in advance by calling 1-800-444-7275
(TTY 1-800-274-7275). Reservations may be charged to your VISA®,
Discover® or MasterCard®. To make online reservations, visit our
website at www.parks.ca.gov.
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