William R. Hearst Memorial Beach in San Simeon


750 Hearst Castle Road

San Simeon, CA 93452


Beach Open

Dawn to Dusk


(805) 927-2035



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William R. Hearst Memorial State Beach in San Simeon

William R. Hearst Memorial Beach in San Simeon is a popularly visited monarch overwintering site for many reasons. Right off Highway 1, near the old historic town of San Simeon and across the road from Hearst Castle, this sheltered cove offers tourists opportunities to hike, swim, sunbathe, kayak, fish from the pier, picnic, and view wildlife!

Links to recommended places to visit: William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach (ca.gov), Hearst Castle Hearst San Simeon SHM (ca.gov)

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