Asilomar State Beach, Pacific Grove

Take in panoramas of the forest, surf, and sand, and watch for birds, seals, and whales on Asilomar State Beach. Walk down the 1.2 km (.75 mi) coastal trail through native vegetation. Watch for moon jellies and tiny crabs and investigatesee the tide pools and rock formations as you stroll along the 1.6 km (1 mi) beach. Snorkel or scuba dive to get up close with marine life offshore. The trail leading to the beach is wheelchair accessible and beach wheelchairs are available to rent. Cycling is permitted on the nearby bike lane. Note that the beach does not have restrooms. Use our Pacific Grove trip builder tool to visit Asilomar State Beach on your trip to Pacific Grove, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Asilomar State Beach is beautiful. Anyone can enjoy the dramatic crash of the rhythmic beat of the ocean against the rocks and the spray of surf bursting above the rocks as they collide over and over ...  more »
  • Amazing drive along the scenic shoreline without having to get on 17-mile-drove. Saw a herd of deer grazing on the golf course too.  more »

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