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Encinitas Vacation Travel Information

Moonlight State Beach in Encinitas, California

Moonlight State Beach is a California state park that is operated by the city of Encinitas. This is the main central beach of Encinitas. It has a grass park with a kids play area in addition to a large family-friendly beach. The slope of the beach is gradual which makes playing in the surf more fun and a lot safer. Lifeguards have a significant presence here too. This is a popular beach so during the summers the park and the beach will be packed. If you can’t find a space to lay out right at Moonight Beach, then you can head south to D Street Beach and beyond or just head north toward Stone Steps Beach. Three sand volleyball courts are a big draw here. Surfing is allowed outside of the swimming-only zone. Moonlight State Beach is at the west end of Encinitas Boulevard from I-5. After crossing Highway 101 Encinitas Blvd becomes B Street. There is a paid parking lot with an entrance on C Street, but first look for free street parking in the area. You might have to walk a ways to the beach on sunny days, but there is a drop-off area next to the sand on B Street.

Address
386 B Street
Encinitas, CA 92024
Park Name
Moonlight State Beach
Owner
State Park
Activities
Surfing, Sunbathing, Tennis, Volleyball, Bonfires, Beach Walking, Swimming
Amenities
Lifeguard, Restrooms, Showers, Kids Play Area, Fire Pits, Picnic Tables, Tennis Court, Volleyball Courts, Snack Bar, Grass Park, Rentals
Pet Policy
No dogs allowed on the beach
Fees
Fee for parking in the lot, free street parking nearby

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