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  Map: San Diego Section 8 |   Point: SD8

Name or Prominent Feature:
Carlsbad State Park, So. Ponto parking
Area: Leucadia
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 11
- Easting: 471033
- Northing: 3660617
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: Carlsbad Blvd at Batiquitos Lagoon
Nearest Milepost
- Route:
- Mile Number:
  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • CCC Access Point
  • Parking
  • Beach Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Lifeguard
  • Campground
  • Surfing
  • Showers
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Path to Beach
  • Signage


  • South Ponto parking lines the beach, but also protects a brackish marsh against the bluffs. A tall cement stair and trail takes hikers around the marsh and up to town on the highway shoulder.


     

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      • Staircase from/to beach to blufftop trail
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      • Marsh near parking lot
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      • Least tern signage Batiquitos Reserve is inland of street