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Great stop

This is a hidden gem! Ample parking with facilities & a couple of picnic tables. More than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marina, California
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Serene and Awesome

This local area is jam-packed with history and beautiful trails. The ocean is gorgeous and when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Salinas, California
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Beach Range Road, Marina, CA 93933
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem! Ample parking with facilities & a couple of picnic tables. More than anything, it has a great view!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rhonda1364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This local area is jam-packed with history and beautiful trails. The ocean is gorgeous and when you're out here you can just shhh and...listen.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ispeedy
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Great paved bicycle path. Very pretty views. Access to the beach is a little challenging. But the dunes are beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kendra m
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We spend 2 hours on this beach. And we saw 3-4 big whales out in the sea. A seal came swimming and played in the waves. We aslo saw a delphin in the sea. Big waves so we could not swim this day. A lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karin S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Had a chance to visit the State Park last weekend and yesterday and to our surprise, we had three hours of entertainment. As my wife and I walk to the beach the first thing we had seen were whales breaching the surface of the water....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff N
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We drove to Fort Ord State Park in early August after an overnight stay in Marina. We passed many of the old deserted Army barracks near the coast, and were able to learn quite a lot about the history of area through the displays at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SpringdaleGirl
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

It was a windy cloudy day when we visited Ford Ord. It’s near CSU Monterey campus. It is very sad to see the military base housing vandalized and uninhabited. A short walk to the gorgeous quiet uncrowded beach. Very peaceful. There’s portable toilet in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Grace R
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We drive past the dunes all the time. And until recently, we had never actually gone to them. After reading that we could bring our dogs (so long as they remained onnleash and on the paved pathways), we decided to go. Its rich with history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank julie n
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a good trail to go whit your familia . Is not so busy and also you can Stop to look de beautiful ocean . Is better when you go whit out wind .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Macamorales
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Enjoyed an easy walk in the Fort Ord Dunes State Park. You can stay on the path and see historical buildings from Fort Ord or you can take a path to the beach. On a sunny day, you can't beat it.

Date of experience: February 2018
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September 21, 2018|
Response from Jeff N | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn’t see any bike racks. This is more of an access to the beach. You walk about a 1/4 mile on a sandy path to the beach. I would say give it a try just in case there are bike racks.
julie n
January 14, 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but leashed (AKAIK). Just a tad south of there is Carmel-by-the-sea's beach, a gorgeous strand that is totally off-leash; it counts on great owners. Also nearby is a dog park in Seaside, newly opened, but I have yet to... More
Andrea F
August 29, 2016|
Response from SteveHMonterey | Reviewed this property |
No.Not at this State Park.