Moonlight State Beach

Moonlight State Beach


Location:West of I-5 on Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas.
Facilities:Beach, tennis and volleyball courts, snack bar, recreational equipment rentals.
Activities:Swimming, surfing, fishing, tennis, volleyball.
Special Features:This wide, sandy beach has been known as Moonlight Beach since the early 1900s when local residents came to the area for midnight picnics.
Address:c/o San Diego Coast District Office
4477 Pacific Hwy
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone:858-642-4200
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=659
Size: 12.7 acres.

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It's the centerpiece of the 8 1/4-acre park, with newly planted native vegetation and greatly improved water quality for surfers and swimmers at nearby Moonlight State Beach.
The innovative Moonlight State Beach Urban Runoff Dry Weather Flow Treatment Facility in Encinitas, California, opened September 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication.
For years the city has investigated pollutant sources and ways to reduce beach closures at Moonlight State Beach, which can see several million visitors a year.