Carmel River State Beach


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Carmel River State Beach


Location:From Highway 1 in Carmel via Ocean Avenue and Scenic Road.
Facilities:Trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, birdwatching.
Special Features:Near the mouth of the Carmel River, a lagoon provides sanctuary for a wide variety of waterfowl and song birds. Ocean swimming and even wading are considered extremely dangerous here.
Address:c/o Monterey District Office
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:831-624-4909
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=567
Size: 297 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Summary: An English tourist has died after she and a friend were swept to sea by a large wave off Carmel River State Beach, California.
The big waves also caused flooding at the Carmel River State Beach.
We drove to Carmel River State Beach and set up our feast on a big driftwood log.
A short walk to the south is Carmel River State Beach, with its sweeping views across Carmel Bay to Point Lobos.