Are things open in Monterey?
Monterey County is open and welcoming travelers to explore its awe-inspiring Central Coast destination safely and responsibly.
Are Monterey beaches closed?
Monterey State Beach. What is open now? The beach is open for day use.
Are masks required in Monterey?
Indoor masking is still required by the state for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in public transportation; healthcare settings; congregate settings, such as correctional facilities and homeless shelters; long-term care facilities; and in K-12 schools and childcare settings.
Is the 17-Mile Drive open during Covid?
Hours of Operation? The 17 Mile Drive is open between sunrise and sunset to visitors. The gates are manned 24 hours a day.
Are masks required indoors in California?
Masks are no longer required indoors in California, with a few exceptions. But they are still strongly recommended.
Are dogs allowed on Monterey Beach?
Dogs on leash are allowed at Monterey State Beach South of the Monterey Beach Resort hotel. Several beaches under different jurisdictions run together here, so make sure you and your leashed dog don’t stray out of the area between Wharf No. 2 and Seaside State Beach.
How many days do you need in Monterey?
I would recommend taking a 4-7 day trip to visit Monterey and the surrounding area. We spent our first day in Monterey exploring the shore, eating as restaurants, and window shopping.
Is Monterey beach open to the public?
The beach is open for day use. Parking is available to vehicles on a limited basis. Monterey State Beach is open to dogs on leash south of Roberts parking lot. Restrooms. What is currently closed? Dogs are not allowed on Monterey State Beach north of Roberts parking lot. There is no campground at Monterey State Beach.
Is there a campground at Monterey State Beach?
The flat beach is an excellent place for beachcombing. There is NO campground at this State Beach. Effective September 16, 2014, California State Parks is banning beach fires on state beaches within the Monterey District to minimize any fire dangers. The state beaches affected by this order include Carmel River, Monastery and Monterey.
How many beaches are in Monterey Bay Park?
The cities of Monterey and Seaside share the park, which has three separate beaches approximately a mile apart. The underwater area of the park attracts scuba divers. Visitors also enjoy kayaking, kite-flying and volleyball.
Are Dogs Allowed at Monterey State Beach?
Dogs are not allowed at Monterey State Beach North of the Monterey Beach Resort hotel. Dogs on leash are allowed at Monterey State Beach South of the Monterey Beach Resort hotel.