Westport-Union Landing State Beach

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Westport-Union Landing State Beach
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Location Fort Bragg, California
Nearest city Fort Bragg
Coordinates 39°40′37″N123°47′28″W / 39.677°N 123.791°W / 39.677; -123.791 Coordinates: 39°40′37″N123°47′28″W / 39.677°N 123.791°W / 39.677; -123.791
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

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.

This beach 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. [1]

A view from cliffs of Westport-Union Landing State Beach. Westport-Union Landing State Beach.JPG
A view from cliffs of Westport-Union Landing State Beach.

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  1. Westport-Union Landing SB, accessed March 3, 2010