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Monterey State Park on the Beach - Guide to Monterey State Beach

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Monterey State Beach in Monterey County (near Half Moon Bay, California)

Monterey State Beach is a protected beach in California. It runs from Monterey to Seaside. The Seaside end of Monterey State Beach is a popular launch spot for paragliders. Surf fishing is permitted at Monterey State Beach.

Monterey State Beach Birds and Wildlife

Birds in Monterey State Beach

State beaches are areas with frontage on the ocean, or bays designed to provide swimming, boating, fishing, and other beach-oriented recreational activities. This beach is a favorite place for surfers and tidepool watchers. Fishing is popular, too. The cities of Monterey and Seaside share the park, which has three separate beaches approximately a mile apart. The underwater area of the park attracts scuba divers. Visitors also enjoy kayaking, kite-flying and volleyball. The flat beach is an excellent place for beachcombing.

Location of Monterey State Beach

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Location: Use following Coordinates: 36.6001°N 121.8822°W in a GPS for exact locations.

The park is located at the Seaside exit off Highway 218, west of Highway 1.
Monterey, CA.

Monterey State Beach can be reached at 831-649-2836.

Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides Monterey State Beach.

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