This is not the beach to hit when you want to play in the surf and relax. Rodeo Beach, instead, is visited for its fantastic views, roaring waves, and windswept beaches that beckon kite flyers to be out in droves. This beach is also good for shell seeking, especially with the sand colored with red and green pebbles. A quiet lagoon is visible inland. Picnic areas overlook the beach, and restrooms are available at the northernmost beach parking lot.
Recent Traveler Reviews
Small but nice beach
We stopped to have a look at Rodeo Beach after visiting the nearby Marine Mammal Center. The beach is relatively small and seems to be great for sunbathing and surfing. There were a few people...
A Very Cool Beach
by Chrissy D
This beach had black sand and beautiful green, red and amber pebbles scattered around. Watching the wild Pacific waves crash against the rocks was an awesome way to see the left coast for the first...