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Carmel River Beach

Carmel River  Beach

Nice mile long beach in Carmel, CA. Named “River Beach” since a river runs into the ocean at this point. Nice white sand beach! There is a bird sanctuary  “The Wetlands Natural Reserve” with a wide variety of birds. This is a stop for migratory birds and is part of the Central Coast Birding Trail.  The Carmel River Lagoon is at the North end.

Parking: Free
Pets: Dogs allowed but must be on leash.
Bathrooms: Yes
Handicap Access: Bathrooms accessible.
Warnings:  Not a swimming or wading beach. Extremely dangerous!

 

Incredible spot for bird watching!  Other Monterey Bay Bird watching locations

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Carmel River Beach and Lagoon - Carmel, CA Best Birding Spot on the Monterey Peninsula! - Carmel River Beach & Lagoon
Carmel River Beach Lagoon

 

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