Moss Landing State Beach, off Highway One, offers a range of activities, including surfing and windsurfing, hiking, horseback riding and surf fishing. Birdwatchers will have plenty to see at Moss Landing State Beach. Moss Landing State Beach has restrooms and ample parking.


With consistent world-class waves, it's no wonder that Moss Landing State Beach is a popular surfing spot. Beginning surfers are advised to surf down at the jetty, while advanced surfers sometimes head for the area by the dunes.

Surf Fishing

Moss Landing State Beach is one of the most popular surf fishing destinations in Monterey County. Be sure to check the California Department of Fish and Game website for information about sport fishing licenses.

Horseback Riding

The broad beaches at Moss Landing make it a perfect place for a beach ride. Contact Monterey Bay Equestrian Center to schedule a ride along the beach.

Map and Directions

From Monterey, drive 16 miles north on Highway One to Jetty Road and take a left.

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