Adopt-A-Beach®
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 Eben Schwartz at Eben.Schwartz@coastal.ca.gov.

 

HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Madison Peters
Northcoast Environmental Center
(707) 822-6918
Madison@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

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

 

SONOMA COUNTY

Sarah Gould
(707) 847-4777
segphoenix@yahoo.com

  • Salt Point State Park: Hwy 1, 20 miles north of Jenner
  • Fort Ross Historic Park: Hwy 1, 11 miles north of Jenner
  • Fort Ross Reef Campground: Hwy 1, 8 miles north of Jenner

COASTWALK
(707) 829-6689
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

James MacMillan
Sonoma County Regional Parks
(707) 565-2041
jmacmill@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
 

MARIN COUNTY

John Dell'Osso
Point Reyes National Seashore
(415) 464-5135
john_a_dell'osso@nps.gov

  • Kehoe Beach
  • Abbott's Lagoon
  • Point Reyes North and South Beaches
  • Limantour Beach
  • Drake's Beach

Chris Platis or Roberto Barajas
Park Ranger
(415) 669-1140
rbarajas@parks.ca.gov

  • Millerton Point: Hwy 1, 4.7 miles north of Pt. Reyes Station
  • Tomasini Point

Jim Slack
Marin County Parks and Open Space
(415) 233-1296
jslack@co.marin.ca.us

  • Agate Beach
  • Upton Beach
  • Paradise Beach County Park
  • McNears Beach Park (San Rafael off of Point San Pedro Road)

Park Ranger/Volunteer Manager
(415) 388-2596

  • Muir Beach: Hwy 1 at Muir Beach Road-Tennesse Cove: Off Hwy 1, end of Tennesse Valley Road
  • Stinson Beach Park: Off Hwy 1, .3 miles North of Panoramic Hwy
  • Tennessee Cove Beach: off Hwy 1, end of Tennessee Valley Road
  • Rodeo Beach at Fort Cronkhite: Marin Headlands west of Hwy 1, end of Bunker Road
  • E. Fort Baker
  • Horseshoe Cove
 

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Juliana Gonzalez
The Watershed Project
(510) 244-4085
juliana@thewatershedproject.com

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

Jeremy Saito
East Bay Regional Parks District
(510) 544-2515
jsaito@ebparks.org
All areas within the East Bay Regional Park District:

  • Martinez Regional Shoreline
  • Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline
 

SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

Marcus Combs
National Parks Service
(415) 561-4751

  • 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

SF Surfrider Foundation
volunteercoordinator@sf.surfrider.org

  • Ocean Beach: every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at Stairwell 17 (across from the Beach Chalet)
  • Baker Beach: every 4th Saturday of the month
 

ALAMEDA COUNTY

Jeremy Saito
East Bay Regional Parks District
(510) 544-2515
jsaito@ebparks.org
All areas within the East Bay Regional Park District:

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

Delmarie Snodgrass
City of San Leandro
(510) 577-3490
dsnodgrass@ci.san-leandro.ca.us

  • San Leandro Roberts Landing Beach and adjacent shoreline area

Loren Rasmussen & Sharon Peterson
City of Berkeley Shorebird Park Nature Center
(510) 981-6720
naturecenter@cityofberkeley.info
We work with EBRPD and with advanced notice can set up cleanups through them in Berkeley's McLaughlin East Shore State Park at Strawberry Creek Cove, Schoolhouse Creek and the Brickyard. Service learning educational programs provided along with the safety talk to the leaders during training or students on the day, if available.

  • Youth Groups- Berkeley Marina: Shorebird Park Cove Inner Harbor and Aquatic Park
  • Adult Groups- Berkeley Marina: The entire Berkeley Marina 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

Jeff Wadkins
California State Parks
(650) 726-8806 x3
jwadkins@parks.ca.gov

  • All Half Moon Bay State Beaches (Francis, Venice, Dunes, and Roosevelt)
  • Cowell Ranch
  • Pescadero State Beaches (San Gregorio, Pomponio, North-Central-South Pescadero, Pebble Beach, Bean Hollow)
  • Pigeon Point Light House Beach, to the north of lighthouse

Bawarshi
Ano Nuevo State Reserve
(650) 879-2025
zbawarshi@parks.ca.gov

  • Ano Nuevo State Reserve
  • Gazos Beach
  • Cove Beach

Lynn Adams
Pacifica Beach Coalition
(650) 355-1668
PickitupPacifica@gmail.com
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

Celine Gerakin
Pacifica Beach Coalition
Celine@pacificabeachcoalition.org
Monthly cleanups for the following beaches. Visit www.pacificabeachcoalition.org for dates and meeting locations.

  • Pillar Point Harbor
  • Montara State Beach
  • Tunitas Creek
 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Marina Maze
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660
marina@saveourshores.org

  • Waddell Creek Beach (across from Big Basin National Park)
  • Greyhound Rock Beach
  • Scott Creek 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
  • Moran Lake Beach
  • Pleasure Point & The Hook 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

Mary Chavez
Santa Cruz County Parks
(831) 454-7938
reservations@scparks.com
(Please call for location details regarding the following locations: 12th Avenue Beach, 13th Avenue Beach, 20th Avenue Beach, 26th Avenue Beach, 38th Avenue Beach, 41st Avenue Beach)
Santa Cruz County Beaches:

  • Scott Creek Beach
  • Moran Lake
  • Corcoran Lagoon
  • Rockview Overlook
  • Pleasure Point Overlook
 

MONTEREY COUNTY

Marina Maze
Save Our Shores
(831) 462-5660
marina@saveourshores.org
Restrictions on some beaches due to nesting birds, noted below.

  • Zmudowski State Beach (September 15-March 1)
  • Salinas River State Beach (September 15-March 1)
  • Marina State Beach (September 15-March 1)
  • Monterey State Beach (September 15-March 1)
  • 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

Tom Craig
California State Parks, San Luis Obispo Coast District
(805) 927-2144
Tom.Craig@parks.ca.gov

  • William Randolph Hearst Memorial State Beach: West of Hwy 1 at San Simeon Road in San Simeon
  • San Simeon State Beach: Between San Simeon Creek and Santa Rosa Creek
  • Leffinwell Landing: North end of Moonstone Beach Drive in Cambria
  • Santa Rosa State Beach: South end of Moonstone Beach Drive in Cambria
  • Morro Strand State Beach (North): 24th Street Parking Lot south to Cody Avenue, Cayucos
  • Morro Strand State Beach (South): West of Hwy 1 between Yerba Buena Avenue and Atascadero Road, Morro Bay - NO BEACH CLEANUPS DURING MONTHS OF MARCH TO SEPTEMBER DUE TO WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER NESTING.
  • Montana de Oro State Park: South end of Pecho Valley Road. Includes: Sandspit, Dune Trail, Bluff Trail and Hazard Reef Trail - NO BEACH CLEANUPS DURING MONTHS OF MARCH TO SEPTEMBER DUE TO WESTERN SNOWY PLOVER NESTING.
  • Morro Bay State Park
  • Arroyo Laguna to San Carpoforo Creek (beginning of Big Sur)
 

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

Jamie King
Preserve Manager
(805) 701-4517
jking@cnlm.org

  • Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve. Entrance is located at the western terminus of Hwy 166. The Preserve extends from the Santa Maria River Mouth to the south approx. 2 miles.

Clay Garland
Park Manager
(805) 736-3504

  • Jalama Beach: Jalama Road off Hwy 1, 20 miles South of Lompoc

Theresa Armas
California State Parks
(805) 733-3713
tarma@parks.ca.gov

  • Point Sal State Beach: End of Brown Road and Point Sal Road west of Guadalupe

Rhys Evans
Natural Resources Lead
(805) 605-4198
rhys.evans@vandenberg.af.mil

  • Surf Beach: Approximately 9 miles due west of Lompoc, in the immediate area of the Amtrak Station. Note: significant restrictions will apply from March-September due to nesting of a threatened species in the immediate area.

Al Fimlaid
Supervising Ranger
(805) 968-3834
ElcapAl@aol.com

  • Gaviota State Park: Hwy 101 at Gaviota Beach Road
  • Refugio State Beach: Hwy 101 on Refugio Road 15 miles North of Goleta
  • El Capitan State Beach: Hwy 101, 20 miles northwest of Santa Barbara

Larry Austin
Park Ranger
(805) 967-1300

  • Goleta Beach County Park: 5986 Sandspit Road in Goleta
  • Arroyo Burro Beach County Park: 2981 Cliff Drive in Santa Barbara

Liz Smith
City of Santa Barbara Creeks Division
(805) 897-2606
LSmith@SantaBarbaraCA.gov

  • Leadbetter Beach
  • West Beach
  • East Beach at Mission Creek Lagoon
  • Arroyo Burro
  • East Beach at Sycamore Creek

Jack Finnegan
Santa Barbara County Parks Department
(805) 969-1720
jfinnega@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

  • Hammonds Meadow Beach: End of Eucalyptus Lane, Montecito
  • Loon Point Beach: 1.5 miles east of Summerland
  • Rincon Beach: Bates turnoff from Hwy 101
  • Summerland Beach
  • Santa Claus Beach

Brent Marshall
Supervisinge Park Ranger
(805) 684-7487
carpevents@parks.ca.gov

  • Carpinteria State Beach: Palm Avenue in Carpinteria
 

VENTURA COUNTY

Pam Gallo
Ventura County Parks
(805) 654-3934
pam.gallo@ventura.org

  • Oil Piers Beach: 1 mile southeast of Mussel Shoals
  • Rincon Day Use Beach: between Hobson County Park and Emma Wood State Beach
  • Faria to Hobson Beaches: 4 miles north of Emma Wood State Beach

Rosie Ornelas
City of Ventura, Coordinator Partners In Progress for a Beautiful Ventura
(805) 652-4555
rornelas@cityofventura.net

  • Surfers Point: Across from Seaside Park/Fairgrounds
  • Promenade: Pier to Paseo de Playa
  • Promenade: Paseo de Playa to Promenade Park
  • City Beach: North of Pier
  • Seaward Avenue Beach
  • Marina Park
  • Harbor Cove: At the end of Spinnaker, Ventura Harbor

Maria Lynch
(805) 366-8153
lynchmaria69@gmail.com

  • Hollywood Beach: Along Ocean Drive between Channel Islands Blvd. and San Miguel Avenue
  • Silver Strand Beach: Along Ocean Avenue between San Nicholas Avenue and Sawtelle Avenue
  • Kiddie Beach
  • Hobie Beach

Joan LaVally
La Conchita Community Organization
(661) 644-8236
jblavcsr@yahoo.com

  • La Conchita Beach: North of Mussel Shoals and South of Rincon

State Park Interpreter
California State Parks
(805) 488-1827 x 106
vol.angeles@parks.ca.gov

  • Leo Carrillo State Park; Includes County Line, Staircase, North Beach, South Beach: 35000 West Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
  • Point Mugu State Park; Includes Sycamore Cove, Mugu Beach, Thornhill Broome Beach: 9000 West Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
  • Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach: North of Zuma Beach on PCH
 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

State Park Interpreter
California State Parks
Malibu Sector
(805) 488-1827 x 106
volunteers.ang@parks.ca.gov

  • Leo Carrillo State Park; Includes County Line, Staircase, North Beach, South Beach: 35000 West Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
  • Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beaches; Includes El Matador, La Piedra, El Pescador: Between 32874 and 32098 West Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu
  • Point Dume Nature Preserve: South of Westward Beach at end of Westward Beach Road, 6800 block, Malibu
  • Malibu Lagoon State Park: 23400 West Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
  • Malibu Creek State Park: 1925 Las Virgines Rd, Calabasas

Alys Arenas
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

Brooke Davis
El Dorado Nature Center
(562) 570-4876
brooke.davis@longbeach.gov

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

ORANGE COUNTY

Elisabeth Bailey
California State Parks, Orange Coast District, North Sector
(714) 377-9073
Elisabeth.Bailey@parks.ca.gov

  • Huntington State Beach
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach

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

Tim Turner
City of Huntington Beach
(714) 536-5614
tturner@surfcity-hb.org
Scheduled cleanups: Earth Day April 22; Coastal Cleanup Day third Saturday in September; and monthly cleanups every third Saturday. For more information call (714) 536-5614.

  • Huntington City Beach: West of PCH Beach Blvd. to Bolsa Chica State Park in Huntington Beach, Beach Blvd. to Seapoint Avenue

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

Save Our Beach
(562) 884-6764
info@saveourbeach.org
www.saveourbeach.org

  • Seal Beach both by the river jetty & by the pier
  • The San Gabriel Riverbed

James Pribram
Eco-Warrior Foundation
(949) 836-1450
www.facebook.com/ECOWarriorFoundation


Natural Resources Interpreter
City of Newport Beach
(949) 644-3037
marineeducation@newportbeachca.gov
Scheduled Cleanups: Monthly cleanups the last Saturday of every month, and Coastal Cleanup Day the third Saturday in September. Please email for details.

 

SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Lexi Ambrogi
I Love A Clean San Diego
(619) 704-2778
volunteers@cleansd.org
www.adoptsd.org
Over 100 coastal and inland areas available for adoption. For a complete list visit www.adoptsd.org