Garrapata State Park

Local nameGarrapata State Park
LocationCalifornia, USA

Garrapata State Park is a state park of California, USA, located on Highway 1 6.7 miles south of Carmel and 18 miles north of Big Sur on the Monterey coast. It is marked only with one sign on the west side of the road. Numbered turnouts mark each parking area. The 2,939-acre park was established in 1979.Garrapata State Park has 2 miles of beachfront, with coastal hiking and a 50-foot climb to a view of the Pacific. The park offers diverse coastal vegetation with trails running from ocean beaches into dense coast redwood groves. The park also features coastal headlands at Soberanes Point. California sea lions, harbor seals and sea otters frequent the coastal waters while gray whales pass close by during their yearly migration.The beaches in the park have been used for nude recreation.

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Official Website

Phone +1 831 624 4909

Coordinates 36°28'0.895" N -121°54'36.692" E

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