Stinson Beach

Sandy beach
located on the beach at the base of the lifeguard tower, Stinson Beach, CA 94970, USA
78 miles from Sacramento, CA
Water Quality
Nudist beach

Beach amenities

  • Pet friendlyBring your little friends!
  • Clothing optionalRead the description for more info
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
  • LifeguardsLifeguard on duty
  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • Changing roomsDressing rooms on the beach
  • ShowerPublic showers available
  • CrabbingPublic crabbing sites
  • Public grillsGrills or fire pits
  • Picnic tablesPicnic benches available
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

No gas stations.

Bring shade.

Beware of jellyfish.

Lifeguards on duty are seasonal.

Dogs are allowed in a designated area only.

Nudist section

Stinson Beach has an unofficial nudist zone. To find it, walk south until you see the large rocks. This area is wild and has no housing. Relax — no tan lines!

Driving Time

  • 50 minutes from San Fransisco, CA
  • 1 hour 40 minutes from San Jose, CA
  • 2 hours 10 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:

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Stinson Beach videos

Stinson Beach California - Walking Tour
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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Stinson Beach, California located on the beach at the base of the lifeguard tower, Stinson Beach, CA 94970, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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