Asilomar State Beach, Pacific Grove

Beach · Hidden Gem · State Park
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. Use our Pacific Grove trip builder tool to visit Asilomar State Beach on your trip to Pacific Grove, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October is a beautiful time to be in Monterey/Pacific Grove. Most people come that time of year for the Monarch butterflies - their migration is amazing, but this year they were not there due to the.....  more »
  • This lovely place has coves or a big wide beach to choose from. Great for small children to safely play in the surf, supervised of course!  more »

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