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Silver Strand State Beach

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Address: 5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
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+1 619-435-5184
08:00 - 20:00
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One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand...

One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand Beach State Park is on the southern coast of Coronado.

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Just wanted I needed!

Stayed at silver strands for 10 dayms total over a two week period, overall it was great, park not busy, little traffic from causway, but at not enough to negate the ocean view... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Steve R
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edmond, oklahoma
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337 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I biked here on a rental bike on the Bayshore Bikeway while DH was in meetings. It's cool and windy but serene in February! I think I saw 5 other people maybe during the hour I was there. A great place to enjoy the ocean sights and sounds!

Thank edmondite
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at silver strands for 10 dayms total over a two week period, overall it was great, park not busy, little traffic from causway, but at not enough to negate the ocean view. 50 bucks a night it not a bad dealing in diego. Only advise is to book your days in advance, learn from my mistake of needing the... More 

Thank Steve R
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Welcome to Silver Strand State Beach: is what we expected to hear when we pulled up after 900 miles of travel. Instead we heard, "Do you have reservations? We have FOUR RULES: 1. No dogs on the beach. 2. No Alcohol 3. No fires unless the fire pit is at least 6" off the ground 4. Nobody in or out... More 

2 Thank ty960
Singapore, Singapore
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92 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We love to park here, visit the beach, and then walk around the island. Free parking and plentiful. You can walk all the way around to the ferry landing and beyond. Beautiful views and great for kids running off energy. Free!

1 Thank Maguerite J
phoenix, AZ
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We visited in February - and it was almost deserted.. On our one sunny day it was wonderful to sit and enjoy solitude. But no matter the weather - this is the place for a GREAT walk on the sand. Miles of clean sand. No services though - restrooms yes, but nothing else..

Thank dp_phaz
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Came here in the off season. Beautiful white sand beach. Large rolling waves. Did not swim as it was February. I walked here from where I stayed so not sure the cost of parking but did note there is a camp ground and a large parking lot. You can literally walk for miles. Found some sand dollars and small shells.... More 

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Coronado, California
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Yes, you park your motorhome in a parking lot-like area -- but it's right on the sand and beautiful beach! You have the ocean waves lapping-up in view and in sound all day and all night. It's absolutely lovely!!

Thank Michelle M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We had friends staying here and they invited us for dinner. We read the instructions that the gates closed at 9pm on Saturday. When our friends went to the gate at 8:45 the gate was locked. The campground hosts refused to come to the door to talk with us. We contacted the state to find out how to get out... More 

Thank Sue A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here based on reviews indicating best place for sea shells. It did not disappoint. Beautiful beach with breathtaking views. You do have to pay to enter for a day pass as it is a state park. Kids spent hours building sand castles and basking in the California weather. Apparently this is so close to Mexico that our wireless... More 

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Mattawamkeag, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This RV park is merely a paved parking lot with water/electric hookups. There is a man-made sea wall between the RV park and the ocean. If you climb to the top of this sand partition, you can see the ocean. You cannot see the ocean from any site unless you climb on top of your camper. The park is right... More 

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