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Torrey Pines State Beach

12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA
+1 858-755-2063
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Beautiful, spacious, not too crowded.

Great beach with wonderful amenities... worth the $15 to park and swim. Hiking here is a must! So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tonya L
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Great place for watching the sunset or taking an early morning walk

If you like beach combing, come to Torrey Pines beach. To the north is an easy walk to Del Mar and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rita J
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San Diego, California
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA
Downtown
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+1 858-755-2063
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"great beach"
in 13 reviews
"carmel valley road"
in 3 reviews
"paid parking lot"
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"popular beach"
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"high tide"
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"flat rock"
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"clothing optional beach"
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"shore birds"
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"del mar"
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"glider port"
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"state reserve"
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"beautiful cliffs"
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"awesome views"
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"nude beach"
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"favorite beach"
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"nice hike"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach with wonderful amenities... worth the $15 to park and swim. Hiking here is a must! So glad we made the trip from Pacific Beach!

Thank Tonya L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like beach combing, come to Torrey Pines beach. To the north is an easy walk to Del Mar and to the south is one of San Diego’s clothing optional beaches

Thank Rita J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to thank John, Lifeguard at Torrey Pines beach ( tower # 1), for saving my life today, August 5, 2018. I could not get out from rip currents but John noticed me and jumped in the water right away and saved me. He...More

3  Thank vpogre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice beach that gets less crowded as your head south towards the cliffs from the state park. No pets allowed.

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on a Sunday so beach very crowded. Loads of lifeguard activity s surf was high. We didn’t realize initially that there was some delineation as to where swimmers could swim and surfers could surf, worked it out pretty quickly, wish the surfers did🤪

Thank Jacqbren
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

It's worth sitting in your car for 15 - 20 minutes with your hazards on in order to snag one of the few free parking spots. Otherwise, it is $20 for a day pass.

1  Thank gzucker3722
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Convenient to access - a good way to start your nature hike or end it. I've done both and really enjoyed being able to just get off work and head over to wind down my day with a beach walk. Great exercise without having to...More

Thank kathy w
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Nice, quiet beach. Beautiful cliffs behind you, beautiful Pacific surf in front of you. Yellow sand covering darker stuff, very stiff, not very fluffy. Good for running! Parking situation is : you can pay $20, or you can park along the side of a 1-lane,...More

2  Thank plavacek
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

There are lots of beautiful beaches in San Diego and Torrey Pines State Beach is arguably about the most magnificent of them all especially with its wide open sandy beach, an unobstructed view of the mighty Pacific Ocean, and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserves just...More

Thank iluv2eatntravel
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

A nice and family friendly beach in La Jolla. Lots of parking. Playground for the kids. Restrooms and shower available. Nice for a relaxing walk.

Thank jwidjj
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Kate N
July 5, 2018|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Mission Beach and Pacific Beach (just walking distance north of Mission Beach) are just as good as Torrey. Enjoy.
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