California Coastal National Monument

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Pfeiffer Beach Rocks, photo by E. Zaborsky BLM

Pfeiffer Beach Rocks

Pfeiffer Beach Rocks in Monterey County are a unit of the California Coastal National Monument


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Please use caution in the intertidal zone and respect local regulations regarding access to the rocks, islands, and pinnacles of the California Coastal National Monument.

Pfeiffer Beach Rocks, photo by E. Zaborsky BLM

Rock at Pfeiffer Beach

Access to these rocks is available through the U.S. Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest Pfeiffer Beach Day Use Access Point.

This portion of the California Coastal National Monument is within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).


Bureau of Land Management
California Coastal National Monument
20 Hamilton Court
Hollister, CA 95023-2535
Phone: (831) 630-5006
fax: (831) 630-5055
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