Sunset State Beach, Watsonville

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Sunset State Beach is a beach approximately 1.5 miles (2.5 km) long, near Watsonville, California in Santa Cruz County. It is operated by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.It is surrounded by large agricultural fields west of the city of Watsonville. North of Sunset Beach is Manresa State Beach.
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  • September 11, 2017
    We stayed 1 night while passing through area. Ranger dude at check in seemed annoyed we bothered him to check in ??? Right after you check in you turn an go up a small hill on a curve that's wide enou...  more »
  • August 23, 2017
    Great beach with beautiful dunes protecting the beach. Good for surfing...just ok for swimming...strong rip current typically found all summer.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    A long walkable beach with a good day use picnic area, and an adjacent state park campground which is among the best in the state of California. A bit remote from other area attractions, but well wort...  more »

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