San Elijo State Beach
|San Elijo State Beach|
|Location||San Diego, California|
|Nearest city||San Diego|
|Coordinates||33°01′29″N 117°17′11″W / 33.024765°N 117.286426°W / 33.024765; -117.286426Coordinates: 33°01′29″N 117°17′11″W / 33.024765°N 117.286426°W / 33.024765; -117.286426|
|Governing body||California Department of Parks and Recreation|
San Elijo State Beach is a California State Beach in San Diego County, California, United States.
San Elijo State Beach is near San Diego, by San Elijo Lagoon, adjacent to the Cardiff State Beach.
San Elijo State Beach offers swimming, surfing, boogie-boarding, skim-boarding, showers, picnicking, and camping. Campsite reservations are made through Reserve America, and sites book up to 6 months in advance. The narrow, bluff-backed stretch of sand has a nearby reef popular with snorkelers and divers. Also, at low tide, there is a tide pool that many walk to in order to see the sea life.
The campsite is great for family and friends. It is located on a bluff right above the beach. It is perfect for photographers everywhere to get that perfect shot of a sunset. Jellyfish are frequent in the area, many see them either during the day or when at low tide.
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|California beaches||To the South|
Cardiff State Beach
- ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: San Elijo State Beach
- ^ a b "San Elijo SB". www.parks.ca.gov. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
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