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Schooner Gulch State Beach, Point Arena

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Schooner Gulch State Beach is a beach located in Mendocino County, California. It is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Santa Rosa. It offers a scenic spot along the Mendocino coast and a stunning perch for watching sunsets. Visitors to the beach come to surf, fish, and picnic.Marine Protected AreasThe Point Arena State Marine Reserve & Point Arena State Marine Conservation Area are two marine protected areas that extend offshore from Point Arena, which is three miles north of Schooner Gulch State Beach. Sea Lion Cove State Marine Conservation Area and Saunders Reef State Marine Conservation Area lie south of Point Arena. Like underwater parks, these marine protected areas help conserve ocean wildlife and marine ecosystems.
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  • To get to bowling ball beach, you drive south of Point arena 3-4 miles and there's a parking area on the west side of the road that says something like "Park Facing South" or something like that. Ther...  more »
  • `We knew that we needed to see this at low tide, so we arrived about 1/2 hour before to walk to the beach. The parking lot isn't a lot really, just a wide spot on the side of the road that we passed b...  more »
  • The tides you want to look for are the Spring tides. Those are the lowest low tides and highest high tides. That timing would be most beneficial to see the rocks.  more »