Topanga Beach, Malibu California
Topanga State Beach is located off the Pacific Coast Highway. This is a somewhat secluded beach setting and offers a bit of a point break for some great kayak surfing. Other activities include swimming, surfing, and fishing. There is a picnic area and catamaran storage. A general store is across the street. A short decent down easy stairs takes you to the beach. The beach has bathrooms and a freshwater shower rinse area, lifeguard building, and police sub-station. There is a sandy beach for bathers. The main surfing area has round smooth rocks at the waterline but further off the main breakers is great kayak surfing with sandy beach landings.
Directions: From the 405 S, exit Sunset Blvd. and travel west to Pacific Coast Highway, turn N on PCH approximately two miles. Topanga State Beach is on the west side of the road. Fee Parking. Here is a great article on this area, take a read here.
Address: 18700 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
Topanga, California (CNN) -- If you have Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush" on your computer, you should play it while you read this. If you have it on vinyl, even better.
Young, one of the great singer-songwriters, recorded and wrote much of this album in Topanga Canyon, an eye blink of a community just west of Los Angeles in the Santa Monica Mountains read more
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