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Monterey County Nude Beach Guide

Monterey County Nude Beaches

In Monterey County, the coastal cliffs relent and there are easily accessible beaches, most of them reached by a hike across the sand dunes. During the summer, the California coast is often foggy. If you find one of these beaches shrouded in fog, try another. Within an hour on the same day, I found North Marina Beach foggy and cold, while Garrapata was sunny.

If you prefer, click on the name of any beach on the map below to get information about it.

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Garrapata
Marina State Beach (Indian Head)
North Marina
Pfeiffer

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I have been unable to find any information about county nudity laws, but some Monterey County nude beach locations are in state parks, which have different regulations.

This is an interactive map. Click on the beach icons to get more information about them. Beaches with the pushpin icons are nude beaches


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