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  Map: San Mateo Section 4 |   Point: 4-

Name or Prominent Feature:
Grey Whale Cove State Beach
Area: Montara
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 10
- Easting: 542984
- Northing: 4157589
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: directly west of Highway 1, 0.5 mi. south of Devil's Slide
Nearest Milepost
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  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • CCC Access Point
  • Restrooms
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Improved Surface
  • Stairs to Beach


  • Look for the entrance to Grey Whale SB on the west, but park on the east side in a dirt lot uphill of the highway. Long steep stairs! Popular sunbathing beach, clothing optional. No dogs, binoculars or cameras allowed.


     

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      • Entrance right off Highway 1 is closed to cars.
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      • A fine sandy beach stretches north.
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      • A long climb down (and up!) the long staircase.
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      • Sandy beach to the south ends at a steep bluff.