Moss Landing is a census-designated place located in Monterey County, California. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 300. The town is home to Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, a multi-campus research facility of the California State University.
Moss Landing's most noteable landmark is the Moss Landing Power Plant. The natural gas plant, located at the intersection of California State Route 1 and Dolan Road, produces 2,538 megawatts, is wholly owned by Duke Energy, and is visible on a clear day from as far away as Santa Cruz, California to the north and Monterey, California to the south.
Web Sites and Links
Elkhorn Native Plant NurseryLocated on the Monterey Bay on the central coast of California. Grows native plants for restoration and landscaping.
Elkhorn Slough SafariNaturalist guided boat tour. Information on wildlife, boat and captain, packages and gift shop.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research InstituteA unique oceanographic research center that promotes a peer relationship between engineers and scientists. MBARI uses state-of-the-art equipment and methods to study the ocean and its environment.
Moss Landing Marine LaboratoriesMarine research and teaching facilities which serve a consortium of seven California State Universities in Northern California.
Moss Landing SBMonterey District: Monterey State Historic Park featured.
Phil's Fish MarketRetail and wholesale fish market and restaurant.
Salinas River State BeachMonterey District: Salinas River State Beach.
Whole EnchiladaMexican seafood restaurant with a harbor view. Site includes menu, reviews, recipes and live music calendar.