Westport-Union Landing State Beach
Location: 25000 Hillshore Dr, Westport, California 95488, United States
Features: Camping, fishing, beach exploration
About the Westport Union-Landing State Beach
Westport-Union Landing State Beach is located in Mendocino County in Northern California. Covering over 3 miles (4.8 km) of rugged and scenic coastline, this beach consists of 46 campsites with ocean and mountain views. This scenic opportunity gives new photographic challenges, regardless of whether the photographer is a first-timer or a professional.
Fishing is common on this beach. It is located 19 miles (31 km) north of Fort Bragg on Highway 1. It is named after two early-day communities, Westport and Union Landing. Westport is a sawmill town that is still in existence while only few buildings remain in Union Landing.
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1. Season at Westport Union-Landing State Beach
The weather can be volatile; It can be really windy out of nowhere, layered clothing is recommended.
2. Great Fishing Spots
Provide some good sport for fishermen; the Surf smelt) come in near shore to spawn in the surf during the day, at night, Night smelt come into spawn. These smelt, 6 to 10 inches in length, are called surf fish and night fish by the sportsmen who take them in nets as they approach the beach to spawn. Several kinds of rock fish are taken when tides and ocean conditions are right.
3. The scenery is epic
Westport-Union Landing state beach offers a spectacular view from the cliff sides towering over the ocean, it is rarely crowded and an amazing spot for watching the sunset and star gazing.
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The beach is much cleaner than it used to be. Either people are being as inconsiderate or the parks dept is cleaning it more regularly. Either way, it’s appreciated.