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town.moss landing

The #1 commercial fishing harbor in Monterey Bay, Moss Landing has a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Kayaking, fishing, bird watching, camping & even some decent seafood restaurants.
elevation: 10'
population: 300
zip code: 95039


wetlands area on Monterey Bay

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Monterey County
S of Santa Cruz
on Hwy. 1



  • beaches
  • boating
  • kayaking
  • picnic
  • marina
  • fishing
  • horseback riding
  • windsurfing
  • surfing
  • bird watching
  • village shops
  • diving
  • nude beach
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • wildlife
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Marina State Beach
  • Moss Landing State Beach
  • Salinas River State Beach
  • Zmudowski State Beach
  • Moss Landing Wildlife Area
  • Bennett Slough
  • description:
    Small historic fishing village with marina near the Elkhorn Slough wetlands. Pajara River hits the ocean just north of Moss Landing

    nearby towns:
    San Juan Bautista
    Santa Cruz

    Moss Landing  Cafe No.4

    Captain Inn No.2

    Moss Landing Harbor & Power Plant
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