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Carmel Beach Rules

CARMEL BEACH RULES – Updated 09/19/2022

The five (5) City supplied fire pits have been removed from the beach. 

 User-provided propane devices are allowed per the Beach Fire Rules below.


  • Building a wood fire directly on the sand is prohibited.
  • Propane fires are only allowed between the hours of 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Propane fires are only allowed south of 10th Avenue (10th Ave.

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