New Brighton State Beach

Point Details

Nearest Town: Aptos
Location: Park Avenue to park entrance road, Capitola

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

36.978852670303, -121.93904775912 ↗

Trail Section


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.


  • Beach Trail
  • Bike Path
  • Campground
  • CCC Access Point
  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Firepits
  • Hiking Trail
  • Lifeguard
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Parking
  • Path to Beach
  • Public Transportation
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Signage
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Viewpoint

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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