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New Brighton SB
Here is brief information about the upcoming camping trip at New Brighton State Beach at Capitola, CA. If you have any questions or if you need gear, please let me know.
CAR CAMPING CHECKLIST
Please us this as a guide
Please use this link as a reference to let me know what else you need to borrow outside of these Gear Rental listings.
PERMIT – No Permit
California Fire Permit – Annual
Not needed since we have fires in the designated camp fire ring. Still, feel free please take the test and print your permit if you want to have for future situations.
ALLTRAILS ROUTES TO DOWNLOAD
GROUP CAMPING: BEGINNERS WELCOME!
We are backpacking at New Brighton State Beach, which is in Capitola, CA. When you enter the campground, you will need to drive all the way down towards campsite 7, take the right turn, and you will see site 1, 2, 3, and then campsite 14. which will take you to a loop, and the campsites will be in back left side.
If you think you’re going the right direct, you’re going the right direction! lol.
Friday, April 28 – Monday, May 1st
note: you can arrive and leave whenever it’s best for you. You can also come for the day! It’s def a Santa Cruz vibe.
New Brighton SB
New Brighton SB Campground
17, 20, 21, 22
Yes, coined and private
Yes at the campground, and beach
Parking (including overnight):
$0 for. the first 4 cars, $10 for each car afterwards
Poppy Pass for day-use are ok to use!
75/52 Partly Cloudy skies – Friday
77/50 Partly Cloudy skies – Saturday
70/52 Partly Cloudy skies- Sunday
64/48 Partly Cloudy skies – Monday (expect fog)
2-5mph – light winds
On Friday, afternoon (12-2pm) arrive at New Brighton State Back Campground. Please continue to drive to the end
Arrive at Campsite:
Saturday SUP Conditions at Moss Landing:
High Tide: 6:22am 3.6ft / Low Tide: 12:47pm .2ft
A few of us will go SUP at Moss Landing Saturday morning. We will leave at 6am in order to be SUP at 7:30am or later. We will be back before 12pm.
There is no set itinerary for Saturday
*Day-hike at Nisene Marks SP or Henry Cowell Redwoods SP
* Urban Hike to Capitola, and grab coffee at Mr. Toots
*Lunch/Dinner at Capitola (walk/drive)
*SUP or Kayak (can rent at Seabright or Moss Landing)
*Watch sunset/sunrise by the beach
Day Hike, Urban Hike, Sunrise Urban Hike, Watch sunset off the beach
no later than 12 pm
OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS:
New Brighton SB – CA State Parks Info
New Brighton SB Campground Info – CA State Parks Info
That’s My Park info about New Brighton SB
Nisene Marks SP (nearby park in Aptos)
Moss Landing Tides (all relative to the tides)
As a reminder, it’s a Santa Cruz vibe, come/go whenever you please. There is no better day/time for us, it’s all about what is best for you! Come early/late and stay the night or drive back home. Just keep us posted when you plan to arrive, and how many nights or not so we can keep tabs, and can welcome you or let you know where are we.
Parking for day-use:
we’re limited to parking spots at the campsite. Please contact us, and we can advise if you can park near the site or the New Brighton SB Parking (you park right at the beach
Day-use Beach parking (Google map link)
Let me know if you are you still in! Let me know if you need to borrow any gear. Stay tuned for a video about the trip and be ready to ask me any questions, I’m here to help you out.
Food/drinks: bring whatever you enjoy to eat and drink. We have food/drinks, stoves, camping kit, percolator for coffee, and etc. But still bring whatever you plase!
Additionally, here is my Amazon Gear List of a few things that include car camping that I have, in case you are interested. Yes, I earn a commission off these products, but I made sure to only select items I have used, aside from the new Soda Stream (Terra). I have the regular one. https://a.co/dLkywHJ