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Marina State Beach, Marina

4.5
#67 of 246 in Beaches in California
Marina State Beach is a protected beach on Monterey Bay, located in the city of Marina in Monterey County, California.
The park is popular with hang-gliders, paragliders, and kite flyers. It is also a popular spot from which to watch the sun set. Surfers frequent Marina State Beach due to its reliable waves. The 170acre park was established in 1977.
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.
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  • Parking is almost full.. winds blowing cold and waiting for the sunset! Once the sun set, everyone is leaving! But waiting is worth it!  more »
  • A beautiful beach with easy access to the freeway. A small parking lot with bathrooms and a few picnic tables.  more »

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