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A little too cold

My husband read an article about this beach in the newspaper so he took our teen daughter & us on a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
TheVez5
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Manteca, California
Decent Local Beach Off the Beaten Path

Shallow sloped fine sand beach. Not a swimming beach but can be a safe wading beach sometimes... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Local93921
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Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA
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  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
4 Oct 2017
“4x4 only”
23 Jun 2017
“Decent Local Beach Off the Beaten Path”
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200 Giberson Rd, Moss Landing, CA 95039-9612
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

A wife and I were visiting the area and tried to drive our motor home to Murkowski state beach. This proved to be impossable considering the last stretch of road was completely washed out and covered with sand and mud so I never actually got...More

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Shallow sloped fine sand beach. Not a swimming beach but can be a safe wading beach sometimes. Surf Perch fishing area. Occasional halibut.

Thank Local93921
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Pack a lunch, hang out all day Watch the waves and the whales. The only issue is that they allow horses on this beach - so you must take care before one tramples you down

Thank sxghosh
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Just so you know where I am coming from - I can find lots of lonely windswept shores when I want it so finding this was no great big deal. For people who are caught up in the romance of walking lonely beaches on overcast...More

Thank Mithra
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place is whispered. Few people ever see it. The old road wanders through vegetable fields, past what used to be an whorehouse and speakeasy in rum running days. It is a deserted stretch of sand dunes and surf that on a fall day ensures...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

My husband read an article about this beach in the newspaper so he took our teen daughter & us on a Wednesday mid day. It's at least 2 miles off the 1 on a bumpy road through beautiful fields of strawberries and lettuce owned by...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

Zmudowski State Beach is of the beaten path and worth the detour. People mainly come here to fish, but it is a great place to walk and feel at one with the world. It is secluded and quiet except for the sound of the ocean....More

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wayneh486
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Response from elkhornsun | Reviewed this property |
There is a paved and then dirt road off Highway 1 and a sign at the turn-off to the beach area. Heading south the turn-off is to the right a few hundred yards past the Valero gas station. Going north is it just past the... More
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