Dawn to Sunset
Carlsbad State Beach
Driving Directions to Carlsbad SB
Camping and Lodging
Online reservations are not available for this park.
Brochures and Campground Maps
Upcoming Park Events
No events scheduled at this moment.
California State Parks continues to implement water conservation measures within its state park system. Effective on July 15th, 2015, all state parks and beaches have shut off outdoor rinse stations. We encourage visitors to bring hand sanitizer or alternative means of cleansing. View the full media release here (Media Release)
As of June 1st, 2016, all wood burning fires are prohibited on our State Beaches where established fire rings are not provided. Propane fire pits or butane burners are permitted. View the full media release here (Media Release)
Carlsbad State Beach is located on the San Diego Coast. It offers swimming, surfing, scuba diving, fishing and beachcombing. This small beach is located at the foot of coastal bluffs, south of the town on Carlsbad.
Location - Directions
The beach is located on Carlsbad Boulevard, Highway S21 at Tamarack in Carlsbad.
Available Activities and Facilities at Carlsbad State Beach
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available