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  Map: San Diego Section 8 |   Point: 8

Name or Prominent Feature:
South Carlsbad State Beach, North Ponto lot
Area: Carlsbad
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 11
- Easting: 469752
- Northing: 3663974
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: Highway 1 (Carlsbad Boulevard) at Island Way light
Nearest Milepost
- Route:
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  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • CCC Access Point
  • Parking
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Beach Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Lifeguard
  • Fishing
  • Campground
  • Surfing
  • Showers
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Path to Beach
  • Public Transportation
  • Signage


  • A very popular surf spot with surf schools on beach and bluff. Path up bluff to campground. Swimming and surfing are separated by a flagging system.


     

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      • Hwy 1 dips to the ocean with North Ponto parking
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      • Lifeguard on duty in the summer
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      • Very popular spot, surfing allowed south of flags, gentle sloping beach
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      • Upcoast from No. Ponto the Encina Power Plant shows on the Horizon