Thornton

State Beach - California

Thornton State Beach is located on the Pacific coast of Daly City in the San Francisco Bay Area. The park is officially closed to the public. The park was closed due to damage and continued danger from landslides, though locals still access the site for hiking, horseback riding, and beach activities. The Mediterranean climate tends toward cold and wind, with fog common in summer.The beach was named for the first white settler of the area, one Robert S. Thornton of Rhode Island, a blacksmith who had arrived in the San Francisco area in 1851.

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Official visitor map of the Southern area of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Golden Gate - South

Official visitor map of the Southern area of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Golden Gate - Overview

Official visitor map of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (NRA) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - San Francisco - 1957

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of San Francisco in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Rosa in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Santa Rosa - 1958

Vintage 1958 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Rosa in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=530 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thornton_State_Beach Thornton State Beach is located on the Pacific coast of Daly City in the San Francisco Bay Area. The park is officially closed to the public. The park was closed due to damage and continued danger from landslides, though locals still access the site for hiking, horseback riding, and beach activities. The Mediterranean climate tends toward cold and wind, with fog common in summer.The beach was named for the first white settler of the area, one Robert S. Thornton of Rhode Island, a blacksmith who had arrived in the San Francisco area in 1851.

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