From rocky and rugged shores to coastal dune habitat, the diverse West Coast affords opportunities for a multitude of recreational activities. Balancing recreation and the protection of these sensitive habitats is key to preserving our shorelines and beaches.
The shores of California, Oregon, and Washington are managed by many different agencies and each beach has different rules and regulations. These recreation maps show what activities are allowed on on certain beaches. You can use them to find out which beaches are friendly to dogs, which allow off-road recreation, etc. Find out the best place for your favorite kind of beach fun!
Please follow the rules posted when visiting these beaches. Thank you for respecting your local beaches and the habitats and species who call the coast their home.