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Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach

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Address: 35000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2376
Phone Number: +1 818-880-0350
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Getting to understand that each of these beaches are unique but also offer the same fantastic views and are uncrowded

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Charles V

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North Bend, Nebraska
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here Thanksgiving Day for a picnic with the family. We timed the visit during low tide. My teen entertained himself with the tide pools while I basked in the sun with my book. There are a couple of small caves that become visible during low tide. Had a delightful day.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was able to park near the entrance on HWY 1, watch for cars. It was a sunny November day and there were a few surfers here, but not very big waves. Great place to stroll on the beach and it is not a very big climb back up to the highway.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family gathers here annually to enjoy the Halloween weekend. Dog-friendly beach, camping areas to accommodate large groups (such as ours), recently installed electrical hook-ups on several sites, small store, coin-op showers, the usual State Park services. Some sites more "private" , some wide open for large tent/RV combo camping for family and friends such as ours. Lots of trees,... More 

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Glendale, California
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a great place to camp just north of LA. It is also great for a day trip. The campgrounds are in a canyon north of the beach. It has large flat sites shaded by Sycamore trees. A mix of dry sites and sites with hook-ups. Hot pay showers. There were a mix of Tenters, Trailers and RVs. Fire... More 

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Thank Todd F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Getting to understand that each of these beaches are unique but also offer the same fantastic views and are uncrowded

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1 Thank Charles V
Berkeley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My dog loves the beach and so do I, but unfortunately there are not many dog friendly beaches in LA. After reading reviews I came across this beach and me and the pooch decided to check it out. The area accessible to dogs is towards the Ventura County line, so you have to travel pretty far out to access it... More 

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Thank kristal48
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Good beach with what seemed like a million rocks. Lots of beginning surfers. Lots of wave pools with hermit crabs and such.

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Whittier, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I have been camping here with Family and friends for years. This place is awesome with the camp sites in the canyon and the beach across PCH. There is plenty to do here for kids and adults, from bike riding, hiking, sun bathing, surfing and fishing. If you happen to run out of supplies during your stay there is a... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My cousin took me here last year and I thought it was a cool place and I always wanted to come back. My sisters live in LA have never been here, so yesterday I brought them here to watch the sunset. We parked on the PCH and walked down to the beach. There is much erosion as the pavement is... More 

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Rosemead, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I only know this beach because when I was training for a triathlon, we'd meet here to ride the hills like Latigo and such. Great place to take off from and return to - plus you can do brick workouts and run afterwards on fairly flat ground.

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