Adoptable Beaches
and Beach Managers

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DEL NORTE COUNTY

We do not currently have an active Adopt-A-Beach® Program in Del Norte County. If your organization is interested in leading cleanups here, please contact Rebekkah Scharf at rebekkah.scharf@coastal.ca.gov.

 

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Casey Cruikshank
Northcoast Environmental Center
(707) 822-6918
casey@yournec.org

  • Redwood Creek Beach/RNSP Visitor's Center
  • Freshwater Lagoon
  • Stone Lagoon
  • Dry Lagoon State Park
  • Big Lagoon County Park
  • College Cove
  • Trinidad State Beach
  • Indian Beach
  • Luffenholtz Beach County Park
  • Camel Rock/Houda Point
  • Moonstone County Park Beach
  • Little River State Beach
  • Clam Beach County Park: North Beach & Lot
  • Clam Beach County Park: South Beach, Lot & Campground
  • Mad River Beach County Park
  • Ma-le'l Dunes - South
  • Manila Dunes - Humboldt Coastal Nature Center
  • Manila Beach (Manila Community Center Lot)
  • Samoa Beach: Power Pole Parking Lot
  • Samoa Beach: Fay Street Lot
  • Samoa Dunes Recreation Area / North Jetty - Oceanside
  • South Jetty
  • King Salmon Beach
  • Crab Park
  • Centerville Beach County Park
  • Shelter Cove
 

MENDOCINO COUNTY

Littleriver Environmental Action Group (LEAG)
Richard Hubacek
(707) 937-4050
rhubacek@comcast.net

  • Van Damme State Beach
 

SONOMA COUNTY

Sonoma County Regional Parks
John Ryan and Jonathan Umholtz
(707) 565-3356
john.ryan@sonoma-county.org
jonathan.umholtz@sonoma-county.org

  • Doran Beach-Bodega Bay
  • Pinnacle Trail and Beach Access-Bodega Bay
  • Shorttail Gultch Trail and Beach Access - Bodega Bay (Both trails located within the Bodega Harbor community)
  • Gualala Point Regional Park: located on Hwy 1, approx. 1 mile south of the town of Gualala
  • Sea Ranch Public Access Beaches: Walk On Beach, Shell Beach, Stengel Beach, Pebble Beach, and Black Point Beach. All are located off of Hwy 1 on the Sea Ranch and range from 3-12 miles south of the town of Gualala
  • Stillwater Cove Regional Park: located off of Hwy 1, approx. 15 miles north of the town of Jenner

COASTWALK
(707) 829-6689
www.coastwalk.org
info@coastwalk.org
Sonoma Coast State Beaches: Hwy 1 Russian Gulch to Bodega Head:

  • Russian Gulch
  • North Jenner Beaches
  • Willow Creek
  • Penny Island
  • Goat Rock
  • Blind Beach
  • Shell Beach
  • Wright's Beach
  • Duncan's Landing
  • Furlong Gulch
  • Portuguese Beach
  • Schoolhouse Beach
  • Carmet Beach
  • Marshall Gulch
  • Miwok Beach
  • North & South Salmon Creek Beach
  • Bodega Dunes
  • Bodega Head
  • Campbell Cove
  • Coleman Beach
 

MARIN COUNTY

We do not currently have an active Adopt-A-Beach® Program in Marin County. If your organization is interested in leading cleanups here, please contact Rebekkah Scharf at rebekkah.scharf@coastal.ca.gov.

 

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Paula White
The Watershed Project
thewatershedproject.org.
paula@thewatershedproject.org

  • Wildcat Staging Area
  • Point Molate
  • Shimada Friendship Park
  • Point Isabel Regional Parks
  • George Miller Knox Regional Shoreline
  • Point Pinole Regional Shoreline (Bruener Marsh)

Jessica Sloan
East Bay Regional Parks District
(510) 544-2515
jsloan@ebparks.org
All areas within the East Bay Regional Park District:

  • Martinez Regional Shoreline
  • Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline
 

SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
www.parksconservancy.org
volunteer@parksconservancy.org

  • Crissy East Beach, at Crissy Field (GG-Promenade, east of Fort Point)
  • Baker Beach, at Battery Chamberlin
  • Mile Rock Beach, at Lands End
  • Ocean Beach, from Sutro Baths (Cliff House) to Fort Funston
 

ALAMEDA COUNTY

Jessica Sloan
East Bay Regional Parks District
jsloan@ebparks.org
All areas within the East Bay Regional Park District:

  • Robert Crown Memorial State Beach
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline
 

SAN MATEO COUNTY

Roxanne Murray
City of San Mateo
(650) 522-7346
rmurray@cityofsanmateo.org

  • City of San Mateo Shoreline Parks: Marina Lagoon/Seal Beach

Lynn Adams
Pacifica Beach Coalition
(650) 355-1668
lynn@pacificbeachcoalition.org
Monthly cleanups are also scheduled. Visit www.pacificabeachcoalition.org for dates and meeting locations.

  • Esplanade Beach, on Esplanade-near Lands End Apts
  • Rockaway Beach, at the end of Rockaway Blvd. near Nick's restaurant
  • Sharp Park Beach, near the Pacifica Pier
  • Mussel Rock, in Daly City at the end of Westline drive
  • Linda Mar State Beach, on Hwy 1 north of the Taco Bell
  • Manor Beach, on Esplanade across from the Pacifica Post Office in Manor
 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Emily Pomeroy and Krista Rogers
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660 x5
krista@saveourshores.org
emily@saveourshores.org

  • Waddell Creek Beach (across from Big Basin National Park)
  • Greyhound Rock Beach
  • Davenport Landing Beach
  • Davenport Main Beach
  • Bonny Doon Beach
  • Panther Beach
  • Laguna Beach
  • Four Mile Beach
  • Three Mile Beach
  • Natural Bridges State Beach
  • Woodrow Beach
  • It's Beach/Lighthouse Field
  • Cowell Beach
  • Seabright State Beach
  • Twin Lakes State Beach/Harbor Beach
  • Black's Beach
  • Sunny Cove Beach
  • Capitola City Beach
  • New Brighton State Beach
  • Seacliff State Beach
  • Rio Del Mar State Beach
  • Hidden Beach
  • Dolphin & Sumner Beach (near Seascape Resort)
  • Main Manresa State Beach
  • Uplands Manresa State Beach
  • Sunset State Beach
  • Palm State Beach
 

MONTEREY COUNTY

Emily Pomeroy and Krista Rogers
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660 x5
krista@saveourshores.org
emily@saveourshores.org
Restrictions on some beaches due to nesting birds, noted below.

  • Zmudowski State Beach (March 1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • Salinas River State Beach (March 1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • Marina State Beach (March 1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • Monterey State Beach (March 1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • San Carlos Beach (Year-Round)
  • MacAbee Beach (Year-Round)
  • Lovers Point Beach (Year-Round)
  • Carmel River State Beach near the lagoon parking area (Year-Round)
 

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

Mary Ciesinski
ECOSLO
(805) 544-1777
programs@ecoslo.org

  • Morro Strand State Beach (southern entrance)
  • Morro Strand State Beach (Toro Creek entrance)
  • Oceano Dunes (Grand Avenue)
  • Oceano Dunes (Pier Avenue)
  • Montaña de Oro (Sandspit)
  • Cayucos Pier
  • Pirates Cove/Cave Landing
  • Morro Rock/Morro Bay Harbor
  • Avila Beach
  • Estero Bluffs
 

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Heidi Ortloff
Carpinteria State Beach
(805) 684-7487
carpevents@parks.ca.gov

  • Carpinteria State Beach: Palm Avenue in Carpinteria
 

VENTURA COUNTY

We do not currently have an active Adopt-A-Beach® Program in Ventura County. If your organization is interested in leading cleanups here, please contact Rebekkah Scharf at rebekkah.scharf@coastal.ca.gov.

 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Emely Garcia
Heal the Bay
(800) HEAL-BAY
www.healthebay.org/aab 

  • Leo Carrillo State Beach: Park entrance at 36000 block of Pacific Coast Hwy
  • Nicholas Canyon Beach: 34000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
  • Zuma Beach: 30000 block of PCH in Malibu
  • Westward Beach: west of PCH in Malibu at 7000 block of Westward Beach Road
  • Malibu Surfrider Beach: 23100 block of PCH in Malibu
  • Las Tunas State Beach: 1 mile north of Topanga Canyon
  • Topanga State Beach: PCH and Topanga Canyon Blvd in Malibu
  • Will Rogers State Beach: PCH and Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades
  • Santa Monica Beach: north or south of the Pier at 1600 block of Ocean Front Walk
  • Venice Beach: between Washington Blvd Rose Ave, or Venice Blvd
  • Mother's Beach: North of Marine del Rey docks near Admiralty Way
  • Playa del Rey-Toes beach: Pacific Avenue and 62nd Street
  • Dockweiler State Beach: Southwest of Vista del Mar Marine del Rey Channel to Grand Avenue
  • El Porto Beach: 45th Street in Manhattan Beach
  • Manhattan State Beach: W Rosecrans Ave in Manhattan Beach
  • Hermosa Beach: W Pier Ave in Hermosa Beach
  • Redondo State Beach: 100 W Torrance Blvd in Redondo Beach
  • Torrance County Beach: Along Paseo de la Playa just south of Redondo Beach
  • Malaga Cove: Northwest of Palos Verdes Peninsula
  • Abalone Cove: 5095 Palos Verdes Drive South in Rancho Palos Verdes
  • White Point at Royal Palms State Beach: Upper or Lower self along Paseo del Mar in San Pedro
  • Carbillo Beach: End of Stephen M. White Drive off Pacific Avenue in San Pedro

Matthew Billinghurst
El Dorado Nature Center
matthew.billinghurst@longbeach.gov

  • Long Beach City Beach: 16 sites and local wetlands between 1st Place and 72nd Place in Long Beach
 

ORANGE COUNTY

Winter Bonnin
Crystal Cove State Park
(949) 497-7647
wbonnin@parks.ca.gov

  • Any of the 3.5 miles of beach within Crystal Cove State Park

California State Parks
Cryssie Moreno Cryssie.Moreno@parks.ca.gov
Marie March Marie.March@parks.ca.gov

  • San Clemente State Beach: Calafia and State Beach
  • San Onofre State Beach: Trestles, San Mateo Creek, Surf Beach and Bluffs

Roger More
OOSurf.com
(949) 394-3056
oosurf@cox.net

  • Doheney State Beach: PCH and Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point
  • Hole In the Fence Beach: South end of Doheny State Beach

Dyana Pena
Orange County Coastkeeper
www.coastkeeper.org
dyana@coastkeeper.org

  • Huntington State Beach
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach
  • San Clemente State Beach
  • Santa Ana Delhi Channel
 

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Carly Keen
I Love A Clean San Diego
(619) 704-2774
volunteers@cleansd.org
www.adoptsd.org
Over 100 coastal and inland areas available for adoption. For a complete list visit www.adoptsd.org