AAA Editor Notes
Natural Bridges State Beach is off West Cliff Dr. It offers many tide pools for exploring. From about mid-October through February it's possible to observe monarch butterflies, which pass through on their annual migration; a boardwalk leads to the grove of trees where they can be spotted. A visitor center offers exhibits about area ecology and wildlife.

Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.

Day use $10 per private vehicle; $9 (ages 62+ per private vehicle).
Beach open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open daily 10-4, mid-Oct through Jan. 31; Fri.-Mon. 10-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm visitor center hours.
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