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Seacliff State Beach

Seacliff State Beach is often recognized by the crumbling WWI vintage tanker, the Palo Alto that sits at the end of the fishing pier. The beach is also a popular swimming spot. Exit Highway 1 at State Park Drive a little northwest of Aptos. Phone (831) 685-6444 for more info.

The 26 full hook-up campsites and 38 non hook-up campsites are asphalt and for self-contained vehicles only. A self-contained vehicle contains permanent working plumbing fixtures, flushable toilets, and a sealed, permanently affixed effluent holding tank. Hook-up sites #12, #13 and #26 are accessible, while all sites in the non-hook-up area are generally accessible. All restrooms in the campground are accessible.

Picnic Area
Many accessible picnic sites under shade structures are available in the South End Day Use Area. Accessible parking and restrooms are available.

The Promenade Trail is an ‘out-and-back’ accessible trail that is 1.05 miles each way along the beach and provides access to the pier, beach, and picnic areas. The surface is asphalt. The trail is generally flat at less than 5% slopes with one section for 61 feet at 6%. Accessible parking and restrooms nearby.

Accessible Trail Data
Trail Name Running Slope Cross Slope Trail Width Trail Surface
Promenade Trail 1% Average 6.67 FT Average Asphalt
6% Maximum 2% Maximum 6.67 FT Minimum

Beach/Shore Access
Parking, comfort stations and outdoor rinsing showers in the Rio Del Mar Beach area are accessible.

A beach wheelchair is available. Phone (831) 685-6500 or (831) 685-6444 for more info.

The Seacliff visitor center & park store features natural and cultural history interpretive exhibits, a tidepool tank, an aquarium, and a selection of souvenirs and educational items for sale. Parking and route into the visitor center & park store is accessible.

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For more information: access@parks.ca.gov | Phone: (916) 445-8949 | Fax: (916) 449-8966
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