McNears Beach

55-acre McNears Beach Park sits in a sheltered cove alongside San Pablo Bay.

Rangers Recommend

  • Expansive views of San Pablo Bay make McNears Beach a magical oasis.
  • Drop a line from the popular fishing pier. No fishing license required for pier fishing. You do need a fishing license to fish from the shore.
  • McNears Beach offers easy carry-in access for kayaks and canoes. It's a designated trailhead on the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail.
  • Play tennis on well-maintained courts.
  • Parking lot and pier are wheelchair accessible.

Activities

biking
Bike
fishing
Fish
hiking
Hike
kayaking
Kayak Canoe
tennis
Tennis
acessible
Wheelchair Accessible

Amenities

Beach, Fishing Pier, Lawn Turf, Tennis Courts, Restroom, Wheelchair Friendly

Know Before You Go

  • Due to COVID-19 pandemic, visitors must maintain six feet of social distance, and carry a face covering to wear when necessary.
  • Parking make be limited to avoid overcrowding.
  • No dogs or companion animals allowed at McNears, except service animals.
  • Tennis courts first come, first served.
  • Please don't feed geese, deer, or other wildlife.
  • If you are launching a kayak or canoe, watch tides. Currents can be strong.
  • Marin County Environmental Health Services (EHS) tests water once a week from April 1 through October 31, to determine if the beach meets California water quality standards for recreational water contact. For details, visit EHS Water Quality Testing.