Moonlight State Beach

The city of Encinitas operates Moonlight State Beach. Please visit their website for additional information.

 

Phone Number

(760) 633-2740

Park Hours

Dawn to sunset

Dogs Allowed?

No
Park unit operated by the City of Encintas. Check website at https://encinitasca.gov/Residents/Parks-Beaches-Trails/Beaches for more information.

Driving Directions to Moonlight SB

The beach is located west of I-5 on Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

No online brochures available for this park.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

TRAIL USE
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Swimming
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible

This wide, sandy beach offers swimming, surfing and fishing. Facilities include volleyball and tennis courts, recreational equipment rentals and a snack bar.

The "moonlight" in the name of this beach comes from the fact that local residents used to come to the area for midnight picnics early in the early 1900s.

Location-Directions
The beach is located west of I-5 on Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas.

Facilities/Activities
The City of Encinitas operates Moonlight State Beach -- please visit their website for additional information.

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