El Granada Beach (the former)

Point Details

Nearest Town: El Granada
Location: Between East Breakwater and Mirada Rd.

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

37.500041334813, -122.4695122589 ↗

Trail Section


El Granada Beach, once a wide sandy beach popular with visitors, is the victim of marina development. After the breakwaters were built, the ocean currents that delivered sand to the beach were directed offshore, and the beach eroded to nothing. The bluff is now armored with riprap.


  • CCC Access Point

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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