About. Dogs are allowed at Manresa Uplands Campground, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle. 800.833.3494 or  831.425.1234. Title: Manresa State Beach Created Date: 8/24/2016 8:26:41 AM Book Manresa State Beach, Aptos on Tripadvisor: See 18 traveller reviews, 19 candid photos, and great deals for Manresa State Beach, ranked #1 of 2 Speciality lodging in Aptos and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Reservations can be made at reserveamerica.com with fees of $27.50 per night. Campground open May 15 - Oct. 31. There are more than 60 walk-in tent camping sites. Call 800-444-7275 or go online to make a reservation. Reservations approximately May 15 – Oct. 31. Stayed in site 64, so we didn't have to walk too far from the unloading parking lot to camp. 205 Manresa Uplands Road. Manresa State Beach features a beautiful expanse of sea and sand, with boogie boarding, fishing, surfing and other recreation. 0.6 miles away, WNW. Get your monthly guide to Santa Cruz County’s events, attractions, and more. 205 Manresa Uplands Rd, La Selva Beach, CA “ It can fit about three tents or so, however there were many POISON OAKS at the back of the site about 10 feet from the bench and fire ring . Call 800-444-7275 or go online to make a reservation. Firewood can be purchased from the … Visit Santa Cruz County works to enhance tourism, the visitor experience, and the area economy by positioning and promoting Santa Cruz County as a year-around visitor, conference and film destination. Sunset and Manresa state … By Lily Stoicheff • August 14, 2012 Share. Reservations for Manresa are a necessity on weekends and during the summer. Manresa State Beach campground has over 60 walk-to (tent only) campsites and is located on a bluff with spectacular views of the ocean, Santa Cruz Mountains and hills of Monterey. Get more information. Camping is offered at nearby Manresa Uplands State Beach. Walk-ins will NOT be allowed. FEES - There is a $10 vehicle day-use fee. Access the nearby Manresa State Beach for fishing, surfing, boogie boarding and other beach activities. NOTICE: Get more information on the California State Parks response to COVID-19 here. Camping is now available at Manresa State Beach. Natural and cultural features are protected by law and may not be disturbed or removed. Equipment may be dropped off from 10-200 yards from campsite. The Manresa Uplands Campground unit of Manresa State Beach has a separate entrance south of La Selva Beach, CA. Manresa State Beach & Uplands Campground. Group campsites will remain closed.For more information about camping, visit www.parks.ca.gov/COVID19Camping. Camping is now available. Turn right on Sand Dollar Road. Manresa Uplands Campground provides dramatic views of the ocean from the bluffs above the beach. Other restrictions may apply. As private development increased in the area, residents concerned about losing public access to the beach became the driving force behind public ownership of sensitive coastal resources. Location New Brighton State Beach (831) 464-6330 37 miles north of Monterey Seacliff State Beach (831) 685-6442 36 miles north of Monterey Manresa Uplands State Beach … 2020 Copyright © Visit Santa Cruz County. There is year-round parking and access to the beach, but the campground is seasonal. 831.724.3750. www.parks.ca.gov. Learn how to make California state … Day use hours 8am – 1/2 hour after sunset. Restrooms and pay showers (25 cents for 2 minutes) … Watsonville, CA 95076. Photo by Traci Hukill. Manresa State Beach UPDATE (May 5, 2020): This beach continues to be temporarily closed to vehicular access, meaning there are no parking facilities and parking on roadways is prohibited to protect public … Call 800-444-7275 or go online to make a reservation. We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. Campers may park at the lower lot for 20 minutes while they unload or load and then must move their vehicle to the upper lot. We stayed at Manresa Uplands State Beach campground with my family (5 adults, 3 kids under 5 yrs) in early October. For a complete overview of all cookies used, please read more here. Manresa State Beach Campground. Visitors must wear masks at the kiosks for day use entry in accordance with the Santa Cruz County health order. Day use open daily 8am - 1/2 hour after sunset. Walk-in tent camping only. The walk-in, tent-only campground is open May 15-Sept. 30. Visit Santa Cruz County is a private, non-profit corporation, serving as the official visitor marketing entity for Santa Cruz County. Manresa State Beach. Manresa Uplands welcomes campers from March through December. 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