Central coastal california map. Six counties make up the central coast. Featured california locations are listed below and shown on the california map south north these are the most scenic places in the state and include beaches canyons deserts forests lakes mountains rock formations scenic drives and volcanic areas. Escondido beach malibu public shoreline access guide. These pages made possible by support and systems from the california department of boating and waterways unidata program center and data from the national weather service.
California natural history big sur tour big sur lodge california conservation cultural history central coast nature travel living with nature hiking trails big sur lodging redwoods wine tours big sur tours renew california native fishery restoration. It lies northwest of los angeles county and south of san francisco and san mateo counties. Its framed by an unforgettable gatewaythe iconic golden gate bridgespanning the mouth of san francisco bay. Broad beach malibu public shoreline access guide.
The central valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the us. Coast ranges the coast ranges mountains span two thirds of the state of california and extend 550 to 600 miles along its coast from northern california redwood coast to santa barbara. It is 40 to 60 miles 60 to 100 km wide and stretches approximately 450 miles 720 km from north northwest to south southeast inland from and parallel to the pacific ocean coast. California coast ranges mountains.
On the western oceanfront of northern california at the states distinctive bend along the coast lies this breathtaking region. Carbon beach malibu public shoreline access guide. From south to north ventura santa barbara san luis obispo monterey san benito.