Montara State Beach


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Montara State Beach


Location:8 miles north of Half Moon Bay on Highway 1.
Facilities:Trails, beach.
Activities:Surf fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, tide pool exploring.
Special Features:Beach is bounded by low hills both to the north and south. Point Montara (see separate entry) has a lighthouse with overnight accommodations. Montara Mountain, which is part of the State Beach, is a northern spur of the Santa Cruz Mountains and features the only undisturbed coastal mountain habitat found over 100 miles of coastline.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 94018

Phone:650-726-8819
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=532
Size: 780 acres.

See other parks in California.
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One victim was apparently killed as he tried to surf big waves at Montara State Beach south of San Francisco.