Rockaway Beach

Black sand beach
Pacifica, CA 94044, USA
87 miles from Sacramento, CA
Water Quality

Beach amenities

  • Pet friendlyBring your little friends!
  • ShowerPublic showers available
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
  • ParkingCar parking nearby
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About this beach

Rockaway Beach is a black sand beach with plenty of heavy rocks and squirrels living in them. 🐿️

The sandy area of the beach is located in the south near the Rockaway Beach parking lot. The northern part of the beach is mostly rocky and has a difficult access to water. Yet it is a beloved place of many surfers! 🏄‍♂️

The parking lot has wheelchair accessible restrooms.

Driving Time

  • 20 minutes from Downtown San Fransisco, CA
  • 50 minutes from San Jose, CA
  • 1 hour 40 minutes from Sacramento, 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

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Rockaway Beach videos

Rockaway Beach - Pacifica, California
A fantastic drone made video of the beach
Rockaway Surf (Pacifica, CA)
An interesting video of courageous surfers catching the waves off the beach coast

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Current weather at the beach and 3 day forecast

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Pacifica, California Pacifica, CA 94044, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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