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About Minuteman Beach at Vandenberg AFB in Lompoc, California

Minuteman Beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base is located at the north end of the Vandenberg coastline a few miles south of Point Sal State Beach. Only Vandenberg pass holders and their guests have access to Minuteman Beach. Portions of the beach are closed March through September for bird nesting of the Snowy Plover. If human violations in these restricted areas reach a certain limit, the AFB will close the beach for the rest of the nesting season. Check the Vandenberg plover update web page to see if the beach is open during this season. To get to this remote beach, enter the Air Force base at California Boulevard or 13th Street off Ocean Avenue and ask them for directions.

Address
Point Sal Rd, Vandenberg AFB
Lompoc, CA 93437
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on beach
Fees
Free parking if you have base access
Activities
Fishing, Beach Walking
Amenities
Dunes, No Facilities
Map of Minuteman Beach at Vandenberg AFB
Guadalupe, US
11:00 am, July 12, 2024
temperature icon 69°F
L: 54° H: 69°
Feels like 68.94 °F scattered clouds
Wind gusts: 3 m/s
UV Index: 6.88
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:58 am
Sunset: 8:17 pm
Humidity 74 %
Pressure1012 mb
Wind 3 m/s

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