Manresa State Beach

Point Details

Nearest Town: Southern Santa Cruz, near La Selva
Location: entrance off Sand Dollar Dr. off San Andreas Rd.

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

36.923235687851, -121.85186571344 ↗

Trail Section


Manresa State Beach offers a Day Use parking lot with stairways to the beach, and a group camping area. Only tents are allowed in the group camp sith parking upland. Trails are clear but ungroomed, giving a rustic camping experience without cars visible. Day Use lot has restrooms too. Hazardous surf conditions at times.


  • Beach Trail
  • Campground
  • CCC Access Point
  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Parking
  • Path to Beach
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Signage
  • Stairs to Beach

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

Leave a Comment