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Description - This beach is located along California State Highway 1 in the southern California city of Santa Monica. The beach itself is wide, covered with white sand and two miles long. A paved promenade stretches southward to Venice and beyond.

Attractions - Santa Monica State Beach is a popular place for a variety of recreation pursuits. The beach itself is wide, covered with white sand and two miles long. A paved promenade stretches southward to Venice and beyond. Facilities at this site include a picnic area, fishing pier, restrooms, food concessions and volleyball courts. Visitors will find lifeguards on duty during the day.

Recreation - A variety of recreation pursuits are open to visitors to Santa Monica State Beach, activities include, volleyball, swimming, surfing, fishing, beachcombing, sunbathing, roller skating, biking and walking.

Climate - A warm, dry Mediterranean climate prevails over Southern California. Coastal areas have a more moderate climate with frequent fog in the summer. Most of the precipitation in the region comes as rain during the winter months.

Location - The beach is located along California State Highway 1, at the beginning of Colorado Avenue, in the southern California city of Santa Monica.


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Contact Information:
Angeles District Headquarters, 1925 Las Virgenes Road , Calabasas, CA, 91302, Phone: 818-880-0350, Fax: 818-880-6165
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California Beaches -
Los Angeles County State Parks and Beaches - In Los Angeles County, wild places exist in the middle of a major metropolitan area. The state park sites in this county cover mountains and high-desert to beaches.

Links:
California State Parks - Official agency website.

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