California Coastal Dunes
Our goal was to visit many of the coastal dunes in California
where off-highway vehicle use was once allowed.
We started in Northern California just north of Monterey Bay at
Marina to see the Marina Dunes.
Then we drove south along Highway 1 to Morro Bay to see dunes at
Morro Bay Sand Spit.
Next we drove to Oceano, where off-highway vehicles are still
allowed, but in a much smaller area than in the past. We drove south to Oso
Flaco Lake to see where the access was closed. Then farther south to
Gaudalupe, where another access was closed.
At Oceano Dunes SVRA, Land Rover was hosting a media event for
its' new LR2.
Land Rover LR2 Photos:
Marina Dunes - on the coast of California near Monterey - Closed to OHVs
Western Snowy Plover - One of the species protected under the Endangered
Species Act that is used to close down beach dune areas access to OHVs,
dogs, hiking and kite flying.
Morro Bay Sand Spit (across from Morro Bay) - Closed to OHVs
Guadalupe Dunes - Looking towards Devil's Slide and Mussel Rock - Closed to
Oso Flaco Lake area - OHV access to Oceano/Pismo Dunes closed in 1982
The DuneGuide.com Geocaching team - out in rain on the hunt for the next
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