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Best trails in Carmel River State Beach

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Explore the most popular trails in Carmel River State Beach with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

On Carmel Bay, the mile-long beach features a bird sanctuary in a lagoon (just before the Carmel River empties into the sea) featuring a wide variety of waterfowl and song birds. Monastery Beach, also known as San Jose Creek Beach, is part of the park and is popular with scuba divers. Ocean and swimming and wading are extremely dangerous.

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Map of trails in Carmel River State Beach
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Top trails (1)
#1 - Carmel Meadows Trail
Carmel River State Beach
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Carmel Meadows Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Carmel-by-the-Sea, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hShow more