Merced River Recreation Management Area, Near Coulterville, California
Cable Rock Day Use Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
Swimming is the most popular activity here. There is a jumping rock for adventurous swimmers. The beach may consist of sand or cobbles depending on how the un-damned Wild & Scenic Merced River has left the site on a particular year. Fishing is also popular here and can be good mid-week and during non-summer time frames. Gold panning is popular all along the Merced River including here at Cable Rock.
This site has a vault toilet, information kiosk, trash and recycling containers. Stone steps down to the beach. Parallel parking is available along the Briceburg River Road.
Camping and campfires are not allowed anytime. Charcoal BBQ’s are not allowed. It is best to bring your own propane BBQ or stove for cooking any time of year.
Return To: Merced River Recreation Management Area
Visit: Briceburg Visitor Center