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Sunset Beach Camping

Santa Cruz County

Sunset State Beach




Campground Facilities

Campground Regulations

Sunset State Beach Camping

At one time camping was allowed along the lower sand dunes next to the beach where picnic tables are found today. The campgrounds were moved up onto the bluff to protect the fragile beach environment and to provide many more sites for the public.

Campground at Sunset State Beach, Santa Cruz County, CA

Sunset Beach South Camp Campground (sites 36 and 37 in foreground)

Sunset Beach campgrounds, Santa Cruz County, CA

Advice from Previous Campers

  1. Overnight Dew: Overnight condensations settles on everything in your camp. Bring rags to wipe down chairs and table or cover at night.
  2. Bring a kite.
  3. Favorite Campsites: 25 - 37, 73 and 75
  4. Showers: Bring quarters for showers.

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