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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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  • 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 »
  • Not the easiest beach to locate from the road - but worth seeking out... make sure you check the tides if you want to see Bowling Ball Beach. There is a bit of a hill to negotiate to get down to the b...  more »
  • We went twice, once before low tide, there was of course nothing, 2nd just before low tide and again there really wasn't anything but a few rocks covered with seaweed. So I did find out that some tide...  more »