Pelican SB

State Beach

Pelican State Beach offers beautiful ocean views. This undeveloped site is on the Oregon border. The small, secluded beach is perfect for walking and beachcombing. The beach has the distinction of being the northern-most state beach.

Location/ Directions

The beach is 21 miles north of Crescent City on Highway 101.
Smith River, CA Latitude/Longitude: 41.9283 / -124.1458

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing

The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    call the park

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (707) 465-2145

  • Region

    North Coast


    Del Norte

  • Purchase Annual Passes



Operating Hours

call the park


US Highway 101 N. at Gilbert Way, Smith River, CA