Sandy Beach Monitoring

Montara State Beach 37.545904 -122.51524

LiMPETS site since 2006

Located in San Mateo County, approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco. The beach is located eight miles north of Half Moon Bay on Highway 1. There are two access points from the bluff area.


Park in the lot across from Second Street, immediately south of the La Costanera restaurant. This lot is small and fills quickly on weekends. Parking is free.


There are portable toilets located in the parking lot.

Montara State Beach
Montara State Beach