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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  • If you want to see a few round rocks in the beach, this is the place for you, but beware that you should go at low tide and the steps to the beach are gone so you will have to shimmy down some piled u...  more »
  • A very interesting location when viewed at low -minus tides. Getting there can be tricky if you have any physical limitations.  more »
  • We did a quick stop on way to Point Arena, but as we've read you need to be lucky with tides in order to be able to see these formations. we weren't.  more »

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