Montara State Beach


Montara State Beach
Montara State Beach
Location San Mateo County, California
Nearest city Half Moon Bay
Coordinates 37°32′53″N 122°30′49″W / 37.54806°N 122.51361°W / 37.54806; -122.51361Coordinates: 37°32′53″N 122°30′49″W / 37.54806°N 122.51361°W / 37.54806; -122.51361
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

Montara State Beach is a beach located eight miles north of Half Moon Bay on State Route 1, USA. Operated by California State Department of Parks and Recreation under the San Mateo Coast Sector Office. It is one of the cleanest in the state.[1]

  • Has two beach access points.
  • Also operates a lighthouse as hostel.
  • Known for its surfing and fishing.
  • Allows dogs on leash (6' max).
  • No fireworks or fires
  • Has bike, hiking, horseback trails

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Notes

  1. ^ Bay Area beaches grade well for safe swimming, May 27, 2010 by Carolyn Jones, San Francisco Chronicle

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