Silver Strand State Beach

Silver Strand State Beach


Location:4.5 miles south of the city of Coronado on Highway 75.
Facilities:136 en route campsites (self-contained vehicles only; no hookups), picnic areas with ramadas (é), restrooms (é).
Activities:Fishing, swimming, surfing, sailing, kiteboarding, water-skiing.
Special Features:Silver Strand's beaches serve as a peninsula separating San Diego Bay from the Pacific Ocean. Three pedestrian tunnels under the highway lead to the bay side of the park. Water in the bay is usually warmer and calmer than on the Pacific side, safer for family swimming and sailing. An Aquatics Center at the park specializes in instructional classes for select water sports.
Address:c/o San Diego Coast District Office
4477 Pacific Hwy
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone:619-435-5184
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=654
Size: 3,749 acres.

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