New Brighton State Beach, Capitola

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New Brighton State Beach is a 95 acre beach park on Monterey Bay in Santa Cruz County, California, consisting of a beach and campgrounds. The park is located east of Santa Cruz in Capitola, on Park Avenue off of Highway 1. The park is adjacent to Seacliff State Beach, which is known for its fishing pier and sunk concrete freighter, The Palo Alto. The beach overlooks Soquel Cove and Monterey Bay.
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  • We love New Brighton Beach campground Right on the bluff overlooking seacliff and new Brighton beach  more »
  • We enjoyed a picnic and fun day at New Brighton State Park in Santa Cruz. It was a sunny day in December. The park has areas to enjoy the beach. There is also a picnic area with views near in the...  more »
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  • Beautiful View from our Camp site #90 We loved it here.
  • Awesome beach. Parking lot is not that big. Easy walk to the beach. There was a lifeguard the second time I went. Clean beach. Bathrooms aren't that clean later in the day.

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