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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4937
(310) 457-8143
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Beach, wetlands, and surfers

We took a short walk along the path to get to the beach. There are several signs describing the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
chitownsam
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Chicago, Illinois
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The drive from Santa Monica to the park was the most interesting part. California is experiencing a... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Macon08
,
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-4937
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"bird watching"
in 3 reviews
"conservation efforts"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful lagoon"
in 2 reviews
"natural habitat"
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"shore birds"
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"state beach"
in 5 reviews
"santa monica"
in 5 reviews
"tide pools"
in 2 reviews
"surfers"
in 25 reviews
"surfing"
in 10 reviews
"wetlands"
in 3 reviews
"parking"
in 20 reviews
"pch"
in 8 reviews
"egrets"
in 2 reviews
"creatures"
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"binoculars"
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"coast"
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We took a short walk along the path to get to the beach. There are several signs describing the ecology of the area. Lots of bird life in the lagoon. It was amusing to see a rusting VW minibus on the beach at the end...More

Thank chitownsam
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The drive from Santa Monica to the park was the most interesting part. California is experiencing a drought, so that may have contributed to the lack of water in the lagoon. However, all we saw was a mud pit... so we turned around and drove...More

Thank Macon08
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

They have done a beautiful job restoring the wetlands here. You can see many species of birds and the tidepools are beautiful. BUT I saw many people sticking their hands INTO the living tide pools and pulling things out. SOme were taking things home?! PEOPLE...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I went with my husband and teenagers today. The weather was wonderful and the views were stunning. It was a nice surprise how our teenagers quit texting and quit with the Snapchat for the two hours we spent walking on the beach. We had such...More

1  Thank 7books
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a great little spot right off the PCH to pull over, stretch your legs and enjoy the scenery. You can look south towards Los Angeles as the coast bustles with homes and buildings, or look right in front of you at the lagoon...More

Thank bsimonis
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and quite beach, it's a great place to enjoy the sunset. It's a very quite beach, there is nothing around.

Thank Carla1100
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lot of birds on the Lagoon, Clean and well organized. get time to walk, and have picnic (restaurant closed by if necessary). Well documented. You can also surf and have a quite breake

Thank Etretat c
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

It's almost unbelievable the views each of these beaches hav. Parking was good for us crowds non existent

Thank Charles V
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

we loved walking to the lagoon and beach, passing the wetlands on the way. a lovely beach and a fun place to people watch... we walked round to the main road passing the museums on the way. We also loved "house" watching... well worth a...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Long Beach with limited visitors so one can enjoy with the family. Beautiful sunset view and see row of houses of rich people

Thank sorabh
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Malibu
The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some
areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush,
green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped
shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern
Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football
field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on
towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still
feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted
...More
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Melinda C
1 February 2018|
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8 dollars for whole day and yes one side for swimming/other for surfing
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Sara S
28 July 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
No there but you can up the road about 12-15 miles at a place called sycamore beach
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