Grey Whale Cove State Beach

Point Details

Nearest Town: Montara
Location: directly west of Highway 1, 0.5 mi. south of Devil's Slide

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

37.564217683769, -122.51328544186 ↗

Trail Section


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.


  • CCC Access Point
  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • Improved Surface
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Stairs to Beach

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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