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Torrey Pines State Beach

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Very long beach walk

Wide beach, with not so many visitors in October. The walk at the base of the cliffs is very nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
longtravel09
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Beautiful beach!!

I'm so glad we discovered Torrey Pines State Beach. We were lucky enough to find a place to park... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
lifeisverygood2
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice views, park on side road, otherwise parking is $15.00. Wear comfortable shoes. Worth a look if you have the time and would recommend.

Thank Ewa213
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide beach, with not so many visitors in October. The walk at the base of the cliffs is very nice. Entrance is free. Not much parking available.

Thank longtravel09
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm so glad we discovered Torrey Pines State Beach. We were lucky enough to find a place to park where we could be so close to the beach. We enjoyed a wonderful long walk down the beach and back up to our car. This beach...More

Thank lifeisverygood2
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Torrey Pines State Reserve has absolutely beautiful views on walking paths down to the Beach. A must-see for visitors to San Diego!

Thank NeilR662
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A magnificent beach with access through Torrey Pines. A great place to take the family for the afternoon.

Thank Papafish92037
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We are in are mid 60”s and found the hiking to be a good workout without draining every ounce of strength you have. We don’t hike on a regular basis. We wore Teva sandals and they worked out fine. We did the two trails up...More

Thank Keywest04
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Its amazing how the people take of and sail around in the sky with such amazing control. The location offers amazing views and if you are looking for something to do when there is some spare time available, its quite interesting to experience this

Thank l0ssk0p
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss it if you are around. It's one of the best beaches in the world. Parking spots are limited right next to the beach but there other parking lots in walking distance.

Thank Naseem N
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The beach offers swimming, some surfing, great walking. Few shells, but incredible sandy cliffs. Well worth the time and effort. the beach also provides changing rooms and showers.

Thank Odyssey794428
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This beach have nice coves with ocean hitting the rocks. Be careful of your time, since the water goes up and down with the tides. It's very nature of persons / including families not to have anything on. It's a very natural and not out...More

Thank Dean A
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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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