Marina State Park on the Beach - Guide to Marina State Beach
Marina State Beach in Monterey County (Marina, California)
Marina State Beach is a 170-acre (0.69 km2) protected beach located in Marina, California. It is also a popular spot from which to watch the sun set. Surfers frequent Marina State Beach due to its reliable waves.
Sand Dunes in Marina State Beach in Monterey County
The dunes are some of the highest on the Central California coast, and provide homes to unique wildlife. A short interpretive trail (0.6 miles) provides visitors with information about the habitat and inhabitants of the dunes.
The beach area winds through the Marina Dunes Natural Preserves. The beach is a favorite site for picnics. Water recreation is extremely hazardous due to strong rip currents.
Hand Gliding in Marina State Beach
Hand Gliding in Marina State Beach in Monterey County (Marina, California)
Due to abundance of Sand Dunes (shown on top), Marina State Beeach is known for hang-gliding. Radio-controlled gliders and kites are also popular. It is also popular with parasailers and kite flyers.
Location of Marina State Beach
Location: Use following Coordinates: Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°41'2"N 121°48'46"W in a GPS for exact locations. The park is at the foot of Reservation Road in Marina, 10 miles north of Monterey.
Marina State Beach can be reached at 831-649-2836.
Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides Marina State Beach.
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