A spectacular interplay between land and sea...
The California Coastal National Monument comprises more than 20,000 rocks, islands, exposed reefs, and pinnacles along the 1,100 miles of California's coast. The scenic beauty and important wildlife habitat within the Monument are protected by the Bureau of Land Management as National Conservation Lands.
Millions of people view the California Coastal National Monument from roads, beaches, bluffs, watercraft, or through one of the Monument Gateway Communities.
In The Spotlight
The California coast is a way of life for millions of Californians and a destination for visitors from around the world. Along its length, an amazing interplay of land and sea is an experience that creates lasting connections between people and nature.
Black Oystercatcher 2014 Reproductive Success Monitoring Monterey Peninsula and Point Lobos California Central Coast