Stinson Beach

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Stinson Beach
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1 381 contributions
Large, beautiful beach
Jun 2021
The beach is large, wide and beautiful. Plenty of space to find a place to sit. Several restroom/shower facilities and places to purchase food nearby, as well as a park/picnic area between the parking lot and the beach. The main downsides are that of all the times we've been there, maybe only once it wasn't really windy - which is actually typical for CA beaches in the summer. Also, as usual, along the NorCA coast, the water is quite cold!
Written 8 July 2021
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Marty M F
Santa Clarita, CA98 contributions
Beautiful Beach!
Apr 2021 • Solo
Whether you're passing through or there for the day, Stinson Beach is a beautiful beach, a quaint little town, and a great place to spend some time. Make sure you visit the independent bookstore in town, Stinson Beach Books.
Written 8 April 2021
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sttly
Fort Lauderdale, FL102 contributions
Great place for a walk
Feb 2021
We stopped here and took a very nice walk. The sand was hard and easy to walk on. We walked about 2 miles. We found sand dollars and other shells.
Written 7 March 2021
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Brandi Fano
Lake Tahoe (California), CA152 contributions
Best Beach in the Area
Apr 2020
Big, dog friendly, sandy beach. Great for surfing or just even hanging out with friends! Definitely recommend!
Written 9 January 2021
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7268
Oakland, CA4 250 contributions
Beautiful Pacific Ocean Beach
Dec 2020 • Solo
This is a beautiful Pacific Ocean Beach. It's popular for surfers and for sunbathers, although the water is always freezing.

It's also a great jumping-off point for some of the hiking trails on Mount tamalpais.

The city is not set up for parking.
Written 29 December 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, California10 538 contributions
A Truly Beautiful Beach
Oct 2020
This beach is a gem and is always lovely anytime of year. Beware there is often fog here and it can be quite cold and only brave take a dip in the cold water. The beach and setting are terrific.
Written 5 October 2020
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Snakewrangler
Brentwood, CA399 contributions
Parking is an issue
Aug 2020
Huge beach but no parking. There are three lots and all of them full. We waited in a car line for 45 min to get to the town only to find out all the lots were full. Small town to no alternatives for parking.
Written 17 August 2020
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JamieJW
Quakertown, PA1 894 contributions
Rough Surf Cliffs Above
Aug 2020 • Couples
Such a great beach to spend time at, walking, resting or swimming. Beautiful views of the coastline. Parking is free and there are public restrooms as you approach the beach.
Written 6 August 2020
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Gailyn63
San Francisco, California688 contributions
Great for Walking
Jun 2020
You can walk all the way to the inlet separating Stinson Beach from Bolinas, or 2.5 miles one-way. The sand is hard packed down by the water, making walking easy.
Written 2 July 2020
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Wynn R
Morgan Hill, CA1 794 contributions
Marin squared
Jan 2020
This is the beach I grew up with, a short ride over Mt Tam, through Muir woods and voila! the ocean is revealed. the surf is OK; a good place to learn to ride a board.
Written 1 April 2020
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