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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 Seacliff walking trail known as the “Promenade” is a paved level pathway that travels between the beach and bluff for 0.9 mile and provides access to picnic sites and the beach. The trailhead is at Rio Del Mar with accessible parking and accessible restrooms available nearby.

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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