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William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach

William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach(William R. Hearst Memorial Beach)

United States, California, Cambria 

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Overview

Located in the city of San Simeon, William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is a long, wide, and rocky beach that is a part of the Hearst San Simeon State Park. William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is situated on the south side of Hearst Castle near San Simeon Pier ‚Äì an incredible fishing pier. William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is a family-friendly beach as it is backed by the Coastal Discovery Center that features interactive exhibits and education programs focused on the history and the animals of this area for kids. William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is a perfect destination for swimming and beach walking as it is protected by San Simeon Point southwest of the beach.

Amenities

William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach offers many amenities including restrooms, showers, picnic tables, barbecues, benches, paid Hearst Castle tours, kayak rentals, tide pools, and a fishing pier. If you are looking for additional amenities, you can walk eight minutes west to the historical landmark Sebastian’s San Simeon General Store that has a café and the Hearst Ranch Winery.

Activities

There are many fun activities at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach including swimming, fishing, kayaking, picnicking, and beach walking.

Parking

Getting to William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is very easy ‚Äì the beach is situated at 750 Hearst Castle Road and there is a paid parking lot that provides easy access to the beach.

Attractions

If you are looking for attractions near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, you can drive 50 minutes to Central Coast Aquarium, a small non-profit aquarium that provides hands-on marine life educational programs and interactive experiences.  Monarch Butterfly Grove is a nature preserve center and home to thousands of monarch butterflies that visitors can see starting from late October to February. If you like hot springs, Avila Hot Springs is a public swimming pool that was discovered in 1907 and offers a hot mineral soaking pool, a freshwater pool with slides, RVs, camping sites, and bike rentals. Another incredible attraction near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is the Museum of Natural History, a local history museum that provides interactive ecology exhibitions.

Restaurants

If you get hungry, there are many restaurants within a 30-minute drive of William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach. The upscale vegetarian-friendly fine dining restaurant Gardens of Avila Restaurant offers scallops, pork belly, burritos, beets, shrimps, and wines. If you like Thai food, Papa‚Äôs Thai Caf√© serves Pad Thai noodles, satay, and curries along with drinks and ice cream. Another great restaurant near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach is Ox and Anchor, a steak house featuring beef, fish, pork, and beers.

Hotels

If you are looking for a hotel near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, you can drive 45 minutes to the 4-Star pet-friendly hotel Garden Street Inn, A Kirkwood Collection Property that offers beautiful French-d√©cor inspired rooms and suites with Jacuzzis. The upscale 3-Star hotel Avila Village Inn features a pool, sauna, spa, gym, tennis court, and hiking tours. If you are looking for an affordable hotel near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, Inn At Avila Beach has a rooftop bar.

Basic Details

IN(805) 927-2020

INRestroom Available

IN8AM - 8PM

INBeige

INParking Available

All Amenities at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Surf through our FAQs to help you find your perfect beach!

    Does William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach have parking? If so, is it free or paid?

    Yes, this Beach provides free parking at the entrance, although spaces are limited. Visitors can also find street parking nearby for easy access to the beach.

    Does William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach have lifeguards?

    No, this Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach - please be careful when swimming on this beach.

    Is William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach a family-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

    Is William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach good for swimming?

    Yes, this Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

    Does William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach have restrooms?

    Yes, Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at this Beach.

    Is William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach a nude beach?

    No, this Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

    Is there food near William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach?

    No, this Beach does not have nearby food options - please plan your beach day accordingly.

    What are the activities at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Fishing

    Does William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    Yes, this Beach offers accommodations for people with disabilities, allowing everyone to relish the coastal experience.

    Is William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach good for surfing?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered to be good for surfing.

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