Leo Carrillo State Park – North Beach in Malibu, California
North Beach at Leo Carrillo State Park is a wide family-friendly and dog friendly beach in western Malibu. It has a linear day-use parking lot right on the beach. In between North Beach and Leo Carrillo’s South Beach there is a rocky area known as Sequit Point which has tide pools and fun caves to explore – both are best at low tide. North of North Beach the state beach continues to Staircase Beach, a narrow beach that is popular with surfers. To get to North Beach, enter at the main state park entrance and follow signs that lead under Pacific Coast Highway to the parking lot. Leo Carrillo State Park has a large campground and several hiking trails to explore on the hillside. Dogs are allowed here on leash, but look for signs that indicate boundaries of the dog zone. Free parking for North Beach can be found along PCH west of Mulholland Highway.