The Salinas River is at or approaching flood stage in at least one guage. Please stay clear of rising waters and stay safe.
Check Monterey County and SLO County emergency info
This access point is usually the northernmost point of navigable water when the Nacimiento dam release is at its highest.
Park on the eastern side of the River Road bridge, on the corner of River Road and Short Road. There is a clear trail on the south-east corner of the bridge down to the water.