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About Walk-On Beach in Sea Ranch, California

This public beach known as “Walk-On Beach” is located in the private Sea Ranch Community in northern Sonoma County. The paved parking lot is just off Highway 1 between the Sea Ranch entrances at Deer Trail and Leeward Spur. A trail leads to the beach from the parking lot for a distance of just under a half-mile each way. The route is clearly signed to keep visitors from getting lost. There are two coves here. The northern cove is smaller than the southern cove, but they are both worth checking out. Separate stairways drop into the coves from the top of the point between them. Hikers will enjoy the Bluff Top Trail that starts at Walk On Beach and continues north along the coastline all the way to Gualala Point Regional Park. Stay on the trails to respect the privacy of home owners. The currents at Sea Ranch beaches can be very strong so even if you can handle the cold temperatures, resist the urge to swim here. Toilets provided at the parking lot but not at the beach.

40101 Highway 1
Sea Ranch, CA 95497
Pet Details
Dogs allowed on leash
Fee for parking
Hiking, Walking, Birdwatching
Toilet, Trails, Driftwood
Map of Walk-On Beach
The Sea Ranch, US
4:46 pm, May 25, 2024
temperature icon 66°F
L: 47° H: 66°
Feels like 65.66 °F clear sky
Wind gusts: 9 m/s
UV Index: 2.93
Precipitation: 0 inch
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:54 am
Sunset: 8:28 pm
Humidity 64 %
Pressure1015 mb
Wind 9 m/s

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