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About Stump Beach Cove in Jenner, California

Stump Beach occupies a gorgeous deep cove in Salt Point State Park. The sandy beach here is surrounded by a rocky overhanging bluff on all sides except where Miller Creek descends down to the beach from the south.

There is a well-signed parking lot for Stump Beach Cove right off Highway 1 and a steep trail takes you from there to the ocean level. The last section of the trail is a bit of a scramble requiring the use of hands for balance.

Hiking trails go north and south along the bluff from Stump Beach to the other parts of the park. There’s a 1.5 mile long trail called the Stump Beach Trail across the highway that heads into the forest eventually connecting with Kruse Ranch Road which leads into Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve.

Camping areas can be found inside Salt Point State Park south of Stump Beach Cove.

Address
25050 Hwy 1
Jenner, CA 95450
Phone
707-847-3221
Park Name
Salt Point State Park, Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve
Other Names
Miller Creek Beach
Owner
State Park
Pet Details
No dogs allowed on the beach or trails
Fees
Fees for parking, camping
Activities
Fishing, Scuba Diving, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Equestrian Use, Camping
Amenities
Campground, Trails, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Creek, Driftwood
Map of Stump Beach Cove
The Sea Ranch, US
6:11 am, May 28, 2024
temperature icon 48°F
L: 48° H: 61°
Feels like 42.37 °F broken clouds
Wind gusts: 5 m/s
UV Index: 0
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:52 am
Sunset: 8:29 pm
Humidity 92 %
Pressure1017 mb
Wind 5 m/s

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February 27, 2023

We stopped at this beach as we passed through Jenner on our way down the coast. It was a beautiful walk to the beach, with a tricky part at the end, but boy was it worth it! It’s a gorgeous beach and interesting cove. If you’re in the area, visit this beach.

Dana