Zmudowski State Beach

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Zmudowski State Beach

California

(831) 649-2836

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Things To Do

     

Overview

The beach is a popular fishing area, featuring perch, kingfish, sole, flounder, halibut, bocaccio (tomcod), jacksmelt, lingcod, cabezon, salmon, steelhead and occasional rockfish. The beach features the Pajaro River estuary, where a natural preserve has been set aside. The sandy beach is also popular with bird watchers and equestrians. Horses are only allowed near the waterline. Swimming and water sports are hazardous because of strong rip-currents.

Map of Zmudowski State Beach (CA)

Latitude, Longitude: 36.848457, -121.805444

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Activities

  • Fishing

    The beach is a popular fishing area, featuring perch, kingfish, sole, flounder, halibut, bocaccio (tomcod), jacksmelt, lingcod, cabezon, salmon, steelhead and occasional rockfish. Swimming and water sports are hazardous because of strong rip-currents.

  • Hiking

    Trails are available for hiking.

  • Horseback Riding

    The sandy beach is also popular with bird watchers and equestrians. Horses are only allowed near the waterline.

Seasonality/Weather

The weather can be changeable. Layered clothing is advised.

Directions

Driving

The beach is located 20 miles northwest of Monterey off Highway 1. Take Stuve Road and turn to Giberson Road.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(831) 649-2836

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