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Ragged Point Beach

Ragged Point Beach(Young Creek Beach)

United States, California, San Simeon 

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Overview

Located in the city of San Simeon, Ragged Point Beach is a small, narrow, rocky, and remote beach north of Piedras Blancas Light Station. Ragged Point Beach is situated at the mouth of San Carpoforo Creek and is a great spot for beachcombing. Ragged Point Beach is surrounded by steep rocky points and is backed by many bluffs and huge rocks.

Amenities

Ragged Point Beach does not offer any amenities.

Activities

There are a couple of fun activities at Ragged Point Beach including hiking, beachcombing, and beach exploration.

Parking

To access Ragged Point Beach, drive down to 18550 Cabrillo Highway where you will find a small free pull-out parking lot between a blue-signed call box and a "No Campfires" sign. After parking, you will need to walk a few minutes west on a narrow trail starting from the lot to the beach. Please do not come in contact with vegetation while hiking because the area has ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Attractions

If you are looking for nearby attractions, there are many within a 50-minute drive of Ragged Point Beach. The beachside Mustang Waterpark has an incredible stampede ride, two 600-foot-long waterslides, kiddie pools, three mini-slides, and bikes and karts.  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 photography, Swinging Bridge is a beautiful 171-feet-long bridge suspended 40-feet over Arroyo Grande Creek and is a great spot to take Instagram-worthy pictures. Another great attraction near Ragged Point Beach is Price Historical Park, a four-acre landmark that incorporates history from the Chumash tribe.

Restaurants

If you get hungry, you can drive 20 minutes to many restaurants near Ragged Point Beach. The vegetarian-friendly restaurant Mason Bar & Kitchen was mentioned in "Highway 101: The Best Roadside Eats" by The Mercury News. If you like Mediterranean food, Jaffa Café serves shawarmas, kebabs, wraps, and gyros. Another great restaurant near Ragged Point Beach is Village Café, a breakfast restaurant featuring pancakes, omelets, sandwiches, tacos, burgers, and homemade pies.

Hotels

If you are looking for a hotel near Ragged Point Beach, you can drive 40 minutes to the upscale 4-Star hotel The Casitas of Arroyo Grande, a Spanish-styled hotel that is spread across 7 acres and has a nice pool and courtyard with fountains. The Agrarian Hotel, Bw Signature Collection is a 3-Star pet-friendly hotel offering a pool, spa, and fitness center. If you are looking for an affordable hotel near Ragged Point Beach, the 2-Star Beachway Inn Motel features a water park, restaurant, golf course, and hiking, fishing, and horseback riding tours.

Basic Details

IN237 meters

IN24 / 7

INBlack

INParking Available

All Amenities at Ragged Point Beach

Activities

  • Hiking

  • Access

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    Top Traveler Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Does Ragged Point 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 Ragged Point Beach have lifeguards?

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

    Is Ragged Point Beach a family-friendly beach?

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

    Is Ragged Point Beach good for swimming?

    No, this Beach is not generally considered a good swimming beach.

    Does Ragged Point Beach have restrooms?

    No, this Beach does not have restrooms on or near the beach.

    Is Ragged Point Beach a nude beach?

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

    Is there food near Ragged Point Beach?

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

    What are the activities at Ragged Point Beach?

    Yes, this Beach is a good place to Hiking

    Does Ragged Point Beach have accommodations for people with disabilities?

    No, this Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

    Is Ragged Point Beach a dog-friendly beach?

    No, this Beach is not dog-friendly.

    Is Ragged Point Beach good for surfing?

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

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