The beach is located 20 miles northwest of Monterey off Highway
1. Take Stuve Road and turn to Giberson Road.
WELCOME to Zmudowski State Beach
Zmudowski State Beach is a beach near Moss Landing in Monterey
County, California, operated by the California Department of Parks
It is a popular fishing area, featuring perch, kingfish, sole,
flounder, halibut, bocaccio (tomcod), jacksmelt, lingcod, cabezon,
salmon, steelhead, and occasional rockfish. The beach features the
Pajaro River estuary, where a natural preserve has been set
The sandy beach is also popular with bird watchers and
equestrians. Horses are only allowed near the waterline. Swimming
and water sports are hazardous because of strong rip-currents.
The weather can be changeable. Layered clothing is advised.