The City of Monterey has announced the temporary and limited closure of McAbee Beach and San Carlos Beach, August 22 - September 22, to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Only water activities and ocean access are permitted. Beach use is not permitted. Violators will be subject to fines.
Water activities are allowed. This means that activities such as swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, and kayaking are permitted.
Beach use is not allowed. This prohibits groups, walking, jogging, sunbathing, picnicking, and sitting on the beach.
McAbee Beach is located at 622 Cannery Row. San Carlos Beach is located at the corner of Cannery Row and Reeside Avenue.