Gray Whale Cove State Parks on the Beach - Guide to Gray Whale Cove State Beach
Gray Whale Cove State Beach California (Near City of Montara, California)
Gray Whale Cove State Beach (a.k.a. Devil's Slide) is a privately operated (as of 2001) beach with special regulations, schedules, and fees, north of Montara, California, USA, by Highway 1. It features a sheltered cove surrounded by abrupt cliffs, with a steep trail.
The beach (a.k.a. Devil's Slide) features a sheltered cove surrounded by cliffs that drop abruptly into the Pacific Ocean. A steep trail leads down to the beach. There is a small picnic area on the bluff above.
Sunbathing is the most popular activity between mid-April and mid-May.
No dogs and no beach fires are allowed.
Whale Watching in Whale Cove State Beach
Gray whales can often be seen close to the shore.
Location of Gray Whale Cove State Beach
Location: Use following Coordinates: 37°33'56"N 122°30'52"W
in a GPS for exact locations. On the San Mateo Coast, north of Montara
on U.S. Highway 1. The only available automobile parking is on the east
side of the highway. Crossing to the ocean side of the highway can be
both difficult and dangerous. Gray Whale Cove State Beach can be reached
Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides Gray Whale Cove State Beach.
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