Thornton Beach State Park

Thornton Beach State Park

Compared to Pacifica State Beach (just a 10-minute drive south), this beach is a hidden gem. The trouble is that erosion has eaten away at the cliffs so it's tricky to access the beach, but we hear if you take the equestrian trail, particularly during low tide, you still can. 


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    This park is temporarily closed to cars, but it's still open to local residents who want to get some fresh air.


    Please practice social distancing of six feet or more when you're spending time outdoors 🌲

  • Reasons To Visit

    • Hiking trails
    • Horseback riding