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Name or Prominent Feature:
New Brighton State Beach
Area: Aptos
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 10
- Easting: 594427
- Northing: 4093065
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: Park Avenue to park entrance road, Capitola
Nearest Milepost
- Route:
- Mile Number:
  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • Hiking Trail
  • CCC Access Point
  • Parking
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Beach Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Lifeguard
  • Campground
  • Showers
  • Firepits
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Path to Beach
  • Public Transportation
  • Signage
  • Bike Path
  • Viewpoint


  • A very popular beach with camping on the headlands and a path from the camp to the beach. No RV hookups. Gradual ramp provides wheelchair access for the adverturesome chair riders.