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Marina State Beach, Marina

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#79 of 169 in Beaches in California
Marina State Beach is a protected beach of California, United States, located in the city of Marina. It is popular with hang-gliders, paragliders, and kite flyers. It is also a popular spot from which to watch the sun set. Surfers frequent Marina State Beach due to its reliable waves. The 170acre park was established in 1977.The dunes are some of the highest on the Central California coast, and provide homes to unique wildlife. A short interpretive trail (0.6 miles) provides visitors with information about the habitat and inhabitants of the dunes.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Beach is steep, surf is rough and no dogs allowed, do yourself a favor and turn right at the entrance and drive 1/2 mile down the road. There is a walkway kind of long (500 yards) but you can bring yo...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    All I can say is it is a must. So beautiful. Great spot to visit when you are in the area! Take a picnic!  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    We stay at Marina Dunes RV Park. If you take the beach access at the end of the road, it is a 1/3 mile walk to the beach across sandy dunes. They beach is almost always vacant. Hiden gem.  more »

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