Moonstone Beach, Cambria

Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Set within a dramatic coastline of sandy coves and rocky promontories, Moonstone Beach attracts nature lovers with commanding ocean views and tide pools swarming with marine life. The beach is accessible from the 2.4 km (1.5 mi) long wooden boardwalk occasionally shaded by cypress trees and equipped with benches. Apart from strolling, beachcombing, and spying on wildlife, you can also rent a boat or grab a surfing board and head out to sea. Amenities include a restroom and parking at the end of the beach. By using our Cambria trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Moonstone Beach and other attractions in Cambria.
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  • The beach itself is beautiful!! Walking amid the colored stones was a treat! Once we discovered the moonstones and how to identify them, our trip was made. We spent hours walking, splashing, and...  more »
  • Awesome views and you can walk at your leisure or take an exercise walk. Great wildlife and dog friendly. Beautiful!  more »
  • Enjoyed our walk on the boardwalk with the sea breeze and fog. A very easy walk among the pines, with restaurants across the road. Bring a light jacket even in June-July because it is windy and cold.  more »
  • Perfection takes time. Enjoy!
  • Nice but no dogs allowed
  • This place is so fun! My kids love hunting for unique rocks here. Definitely have to wear shoes or your feet will hurt.
  • Perfect place to recharge yourself and maintain social distancing. Love the boardwalk and the rocky beaches. Lots of Inns along PCH 1 and a few great restaurants. Dog friendly neighborhood.
  • Whether its sunrise, sunset or night time, its just so peaceful and beautiful here. I cant wait to come back.

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