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Asilomar State Beach, Pacific Grove
(4.9/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Take in panoramas of the forest, surf, and sand, and watch for birds, seals, and whales on Asilomar State Beach. Walk down the 1.2 km (.75 mi) coastal trail through native vegetation. Watch for moon jellies and tiny crabs and investigatesee the tide pools and rock formations as you stroll along the 1.6 km (1 mi) beach. Snorkel or scuba dive to get up close with marine life offshore. The trail leading to the beach is wheelchair accessible and beach wheelchairs are available to rent. Cycling is permitted on the nearby bike lane. Note that the beach does not have restrooms. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Asilomar State Beach and many more Pacific Grove attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Pacific Grove itinerary planner.
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  • Love to just park and walk along the beach. Clean and good walkways on some parts near the road. One of my go to places in the area. 
  • Sand, surf, rocky vistas and spectacular sunsets -- Asilomar State Beach has it all. Whether you just want to stroll along the beach, play fetch with your dog or watch for some potentially rare birds,...  more »
  • We visited Asilomar State Beach on a slightly foggy late morning in early November. The main reason to visit Asilomar is to get some exercise by walking the paths and to view the powerful Pacific Ocea...  more »