Carmel City Beach

Point Details

Nearest Town: Carmel-by-the-Sea
Location: End of Ocean Ave. and along Scenic Rd.

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

36.554854944507, -121.92964389701 ↗

Trail Section


Carmel has one of the longest white sand beaches, stretching from the Pescadero Canyon on the north to Carmel Point on the south. Scenic Rd. offers many access points along the shore. Swimming may be hazardous due to currents. Dog-friendly.


  • Beach Trail
  • CCC Access Point
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Firepits
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Improved Surface
  • Parking
  • Path to Beach
  • Restrooms
  • Stairs to Beach

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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