Black Sand Beach

Black sand beach
CJ83+C3 Capetown, CA, USA
200 miles from Sacramento, CA
Water Quality
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

Rough road.

No amenities.

The road to Black Sand Beach is rough, narrow and bumpy, with some gravel and lots of twists. Be careful and drive slowly, preferably by truck or by SUV.

Driving Time

  • 1 hour 25 minutes from McKinleyville, CA
  • 2 hours 50 minutes from Hayfork, CA
  • 4 hours 5 minutes from Redding, CA

Hotels and rentals

If you're considering staying for one or even a few nights, there are plenty of options available near the beach. Chose your preferred accomodation type and your favourite room provider:

Beaches nearby

Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Black Sand Beach which you can visit:

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Black Sand Beach videos

Black Sand Beach in California
A nice video of the beach
Black Sand Beach & Humboldt Redwoods State Park, California
An awesome video of the beach and of the neighbouring state park

Weather conditions

Current weather at the beach and 3 day forecast

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Petrolia, California CJ83+C3 Capetown, CA, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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