Marina State Beach


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Marina State Beach


Location:At the foot of Reservation Road in Marina, 10 miles north of Monterey.
Facilities:Boardwalk (é), picnic area, restrooms, concession building.
Activities:Hang gliding, kite flying, radio-controlled model airplane flying.
Special Features:The beach is wheelchair accessible via a boardwalk trail that winds through the Marina Dunes Natural Preserve. Water recreation here is extremely hazardous due to strong rip currents.
Address:c/o Monterey District
2211 Garden Rd
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone:831-384-7695
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=581
Size: 171 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Its daily atmospheric push-and-pull created Marina State Beach's towering white sand dunes, which hang gliders call an ideal launch spot.
The Fifth Annual Marina International Festival of the Winds (www.marinafestival.com) is May 8-9 in Glorya Jean Tate Park, across from Marina State Beach (off State 1 at Reservation Rd.; 831/595-7516).
Marina State Beach. A boardwalk has native plant identification cards.
At Marina State Beach (about 8 miles north of Monterey, at the end of the Reservation Road exit from State Highway 1), ranger Dave Dixon worries about the disappearance of rows of dunes that once edged many of the bay's beaches.