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Marine Park (Mother's Beach)

Appian Way below 2nd St, Long Beach, CA
+1 562-570-3100
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Kids day out....

Great place for the young ones to play on the water and sand. Beach has its own playground and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Best beach for Toddlers

I adore Mother's Beach! My 3 and 5 year old boys love to swim in the flat, protected water and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Lindsay S
via mobile
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“swim area” (2 reviews)
“playground” (8 reviews)
Appian Way below 2nd St, Long Beach, CA
+1 562-570-3100
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great place for the young ones to play on the water and sand. Beach has its own playground and activity center for the kids. You can buy food in the kiosk but better to bring your own food and picnic set-up under the trees. Good...More

Thank BrPete0301
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I adore Mother's Beach! My 3 and 5 year old boys love to swim in the flat, protected water and play on the sandy beach and playground all summer long. My favorite family beach ever! And they love the ice cream truck that hangs out...More

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We visited Mother's Beach while visiting CA in April 2016. Street parking and free space on the sand were very easy to find on a weekday when school was in session, and while our son who loves the sensation of trying to "jump" waves was...More

1  Thank Nikki J
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Brought four kids here, ages 7 - 13, and everyone had a great time. Besides the water fun (calmer than the ocean so more worry free), there is a playground, concessions, bathrooms and outdoor showers to get the sand off!! Get there before 10 am...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My neighbor and I met up with an old college friend of mine at Mother's Beach. The parking is limited, but we were luckily able to find parking on the streets nearby. Just be prepared to drive around for a little while to find something....More

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The location of this part is nice...yet there is no parking. So be prepared to park on very narrow residential streets and walk! If there is an event, you will walk a very long way. The venue has only porta potties, so be prepared.

Thank puresynergy
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Went here with my daughter and grandsons.. Nice parking (metered) very family friendly spot. Play ground, consession stand, nice bathrooms.

Thank abakerDowney
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Took my four kids here to play for a day and left disappointed. Not much as far as play equipment goes for 2 year olds. We went on a Saturday and it was super packed. Seems like there are a lot of nice parks around...More

Thank Jaymarti
Reviewed 23 April 2016

A nice small beach that is a favorite of mothers with small children. The inlet has no waves or currents and no drop offs in the water. You can relax with small children and it is easy to keep an eye on them. It is...More

Thank PatrickLongBeach
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Mother's Beach is a perfect place to relax. Bring the whole family. Everyone will be happy. You can walk or swim. There are no waves. Everyone is friendly.

1  Thank gmeredith
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24 June 2016|
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Response from puresynergy | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely say that you need to plan on a picnic style meal and be self contained. Do not rely on the concession stand!
12 August 2015|
Response from abakerDowney | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring quarters