California Coastal Access Guide by California Coastal CommisCalifornia Coastal Access Guide by California Coastal Commis

California Coastal Access Guide

byCalifornia Coastal Commis

Paperback | September 26, 2014

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From the majestic redwoods and rocky shores in the north to the palm trees and wide, sandy beaches in the south, the California coast is an area of unsurpassed beauty and diversity. This thoroughly revised and expanded 7th edition of the California Coastal Access Guide is an essential travel handbook for both new and seasoned visitors exploring California's majestic 1,271-mile shoreline. With up-to-date maps and information, it is an invaluable travel guide for all coastal visitors—beachgoers, hikers, campers, swimmers, divers, surfers, anglers, and boaters—detailing where to go, how to get there, and what facilities and environment to expect.

The 7th edition features:

--Information on more than 1,150 public access areas

--Descriptions of campgrounds, trails, recreation areas, and visitor centers

--Addresses, directions, and phone numbers

--Information on wheelchair-accessible trails and facilities

--Easy-to-read charts listing facilities and amenities

--More than 170 color maps showing roads, trails and topography

--More than 360 color photographs
The California Coastal Commission was created by the voters of California, who adopted an initiative measure in 1972 that formed the Commission and gave it broad powers to plan and protect the coast. Later, the California Coastal Act of 1976 established the Commission as a permanent state agency with a mission to protect, maintain, and...
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Title:California Coastal Access GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.79 inPublished:September 26, 2014Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520278178

ISBN - 13:9780520278172

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Using This Guide
Map Legend
Del Norte County
Humboldt County
Mendocino County
Sonoma County
Marin County
San Francisco County
San Mateo County
Santa Cruz County
Monterey County
San Luis Obispo County
Santa Barbara County
Ventura County
Los Angeles County
Orange County
San Diego County

Afterword
Acknowledgments
Index

Features:
Explore the California Coastal Trail
Fishing (for Beginners)
Join a Beach Cleanup
Discover the Coast after Dark
Visit a Lighthouse
Board a Historic Ship
Look for Wildlife
Visit a Seaside Amusement Park
Go Horseback Riding
Enjoy Recreation on the Water
Get Away to an Island
Explore Your Watershed
Visit the Coast with Small Children
Camp Near the Shore

Editorial Reviews

"Kick off those flip-flops, and prepare to nestle your toes in the sand. The California Coastal Commission's newly updated 'California Coastal Access Guide' will guide you to every nook and cranny along the Golden State's 1,271-mile coastline."