California Water Sports Kayak & Canoe Sales & Rentals is located at the Carlsbad Lagoon. Kayak rentals start…More as low as $15 for an hour. You can also rent stand-up paddle boards, canoes and aqua cycles. The staff is very friendly and will help you try out new sports. The lagoon is perfect for beginners and advanced water sports enthusiasts.
Carlsbad State Beach, often called Tamarack Beach, is a surfing hot spot. It's also a great place to enjoy the sun,…More go swimming, fish, go for a walk or jog, bike along the coastline, try stand-up paddle boarding or just relax.
The paid parking lot has two pay-to-park machines that accept cash, Visa or Mastercard. There is also free street parking, but it can be hard to find a spot during the summer. There are lifeguard towers and public restrooms. No dogs, glass or alcoholic beverages are allowed on the beach.