Adoptable Beaches
and Beach Managers

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Grant Werschkull
Smith River Alliance
(916) 715-9898

  • Battery Point Beach
  • Beachfront Park
  • Crescent Beach
  • Kellogg Beach
  • Pebble Beach
  • South Beach


Ivy Munnerlyn
Northcoast Environmental Center
(707) 822-6918

  • 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
  • Baker Beach
  • Moonstone County Park Beach
  • Little River State Beach
  • Clam Beach County Park
  • 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 Boat Ramp County Park (bay-side)
  • Samoa Dunes Recreation Area / North Jetty - Oceanside
  • South Jetty
  • King Salmon Beach
  • Shelter Cove
  • Agate Beach


Littleriver Environmental Action Group (LEAG)
Richard Hubacek
(707) 937-4050

  • Van Damme State Beach


Sonoma County Regional Parks
John Ryan, Jonathan Umholtz, Scott Bolin
(707) 565-3356

  • 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

(707) 829-6689
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


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 Eben Schwartz at



Paula White
The Watershed Project

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


Surfrider Foundation San Francisco
Surfrider holds regular cleanups at Ocean Beach and Baker Beach. Find more information and a calendar of events.



Siliva Pa'uli
City of San Mateo
(650) 522-7346

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

Lynn Adams
Pacific Beach Coalition
Monthly cleanups are also scheduled. Visit for dates and meeting locations.

  • Esplanade Beach, on Esplanade-near Lands End Apts
  • Rockaway Beach, in the north parkiing lot at west end of San Marlo Way
  • 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
  • San Pedro Creek, on old San Pedro Terrace Road
  • Montara State Beach- meet in the south parking lot on the north side of the old LaCostanera restaurant
  • Surfers/Harbor Beach and Pillar Point Harbor- check meeting location on website


Sam Rupel
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660 x2

  • Waddell Creek Beach (across from Big Basin State Park)
  • Greyhound Rock Beach
  • Bonny Doon Beach
  • Panther Beach
  • Laguna Beach
  • Four Mile Beach
  • Three Mile Beach
  • Natural Bridges State Beach
  • Mitchell's Cove Beach
  • It's Beach/Lighthouse Field
  • Cowell Beach
  • Main Beach
  • Seabright State Beach
  • Twin Lakes State Beach/Harbor Beach
  • Capitola City Beach
  • New Brighton State Beach
  • Seacliff State Beach
  • Rio Del Mar State Beach
  • Main Manresa State Beach
  • Uplands Manresa State Beach
  • Sunset State Beach
  • Palm State Beach


Sam Rupel
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660 x2
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)
  • Moss Landing State Beach (March 1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • Fort Ord Dunes State Beach (March1-September 15, no beach cleanups allowed during this time)
  • Del Monte Beach (Year-Round)
  • Asilomar State Beach (Year-Round)
  • Carmel City Beach (Year-Round)
  • Garrapata State Beach (Year-Round)


Mary Ciesinski
(805) 544-1777

  • 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


Jeffrey Langley
Carpinteria State Beach
(805) 684-7487

  • Carpinteria State Beach: Palm Avenue in Carpinteria


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 Eben Schwartz at



Stephanie Gebhardt Rath
Heal the Bay
(310) 451-1550 x148 

  • 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

  • Alamitos Beach, 380 E. Shoreline Dr., Long Beach
  • Junipero Beach, 2100 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach
  • Bluff Park, Ocean Blvd. 20th to 36th Place, Long Beach
  • Belmont Pier, 3998 E. Allin St., Long Beach
  • Granada Beach, 5000 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
  • 54th/Claremont, 5400 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
  • Peninsula, 72nd Pl. and E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
  • Mother's Beach, 5839 Appian Way, Long Beach


California State Parks
Cryssie Moreno
Sara Jo Steffen

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

Roger More
(949) 728-8987

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

Irene Cordero
Orange County Coastkeeper
(714) 850-1965 x1008

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


Lance Mann
I Love A Clean San Diego
(619) 429-0225
Over 100 coastal and inland areas available for adoption. For a complete list visit