Malibu California's Famous Beaches - 21 Miles of Coastline
Los Angeles County beaches: beaches.lacounty.gov
State beaches parks.ca.gov.
MALIBU BEACHES With 21 miles of coastline, much of which is viewable as you travel along Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), Malibu has many beautiful beaches. In addition to public accessways to many of the private beaches, there are several popular public beaches:
Topanga State Beach - located along PCH at Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Malibu Lagoon State Beach - located where Malibu Creek meets ocean, just west of the Malibu Pier. The Adamson House and
Malibu Lagoon Museum, a National Historical Site and registered California Landmark, is located here. (The Malibu Pier and
Adamson House are owned by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.)
Malibu Surfrider Beach - located along the 23000 block of PCH. Surfrider is the first World Surfing Reserve (dedicated in 2010) and the location of the world famous Malibu Pier.
Dan Blocker Beach - located between Puerco Canyon and Corral Canyon along PCH; a County beach
Big Dume State Beach - accessed from Cliffside Drive; a State-operated beach
Point Dume State Beach - accessed from Westward Beach Road; parking is fee-based. This is a State-owned beach, operated by Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors.
Westward Beach - also known as "Free Zuma;" limited street parking available
Zuma Beach - entrance is located just west of Heathercliff Drive; plenty of fee-based parking available; a County beach
La Piedra Beach - one of the Robert H. Meyer State Beaches; limited parking available
Nicholas Canyon Beach - located at 33850 PCH; a County beach
El Pescador Beach - one of the Robert H. Meyer State Beaches; limited parking available
El Matador - one of the Robert H. Meyer State Beaches; limited parking available
NOTICE: Alcohol is prohibited on any State or County beach. There is a zero tolerance policy and citations are issued. Smoking is also banned on all beaches, County or State, between the Malibu city lines. CLICK HERE for additional information about beach ordinances.