Beach Wheelchairs are available upon request. Please provide at least 5 days advanced notice. We will try our best to accommodate day of requests; however, we cannot make any guarantees that the staff or chair itself will be available. Please e-mail us to make arrangements.
There are two beach wheelchairs located in the central parking lot. Due to recent storm activity the safest access point on to the beach is located at the Northernmost entry in the North Parking Lot. This entry provides a smooth transition from the parking lot to the beach. Dogs, other than service animals who are performing a service, are not allowed on the beach.
There are two beach wheelchairs located in a storage shed attached to the restroom building. To access the beach cross over the pedestrian bridge, turn right onto the accessible trail. Where the accessible trail ends, beach mats begin. Proceed with caution on the beach mats, the dunes are steep. Dogs are allowed on the beach on leash or under voice control.
Two beach wheelchairs are located in lockers adjacent to the accessible parking spaces. Once you retrieve the chairs you will proceed down an accessible trail which leads to a pedestrian bridge, past the bridge are seasonal beach mats. The ocean waves at this beach can be dangerous, proceed with caution.
There are two beach wheelchairs located in the North Parking Lot near the entrance to Battery Chamberlin. The beach access point located next to the Battery Chamberlin entrance provides entry that is approximately 8% in grade.
Two beach wheelchairs are located at East Beach in the parking lot near the Crissy Education Center. The storage sheds are located next to two accessible parking spaces. East Beach also has a seasonal beach mat available.
Beach Wheelchairs are not available on-site at Ocean Beach. Chairs can be picked up at Fort Mason in San Francisco. To access the beach in a beach wheelchair there is a very steep ramp located at Stairwell 15 near the intersection of John F. Kennedy Dr. and the Great Hwy, proceed with caution.
Seasonal Beach Mats
Seasonal Beach Mats are in place and maintained from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
We provide seasonal beach mats at
Beach Mats are installed on top of the sand to provide a firm and stable surface. Due to the dynamic environmen tal conditions of our coastal beaches the slopes of the mats may at times be steep. Please proceed with caution.
Last updated: September 30, 2021