Salinas River SB

State Beach

The beach and dunes at Salinas River State Beach are part of Monterey Bay’s unique coastal dune system and it is home to many species of birds, including the California brown pelican, red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, western snowy plover, western gull, black phoebe, western scrub-jay, California towhee, white-crowned sparrow, and more.  The beach is a popular fishing site.

Location-Directions
The beach is located one mile south of Moss Landing. Take Potrero Road from Highway 1.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended Clothing
The weather can be changeable. Layered clothing is advised.

Pets

Dogs are not allowed at this location.

Dogs on leash are allowed at Monterey State Beach (South of the Monterey Beach Resort hotel), Asilomar State Beach, Carmel River State Beach, and Garrapata State Park.

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·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Call the park

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (831) 649-2836

  • Region

    Central Coast

    County

    Monterey

  • Purchase Annual Passes

Telephone

831-649-2836