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Address: Carlsbad Blvd. and Hwy 101, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-438-3143
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Description: This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also...
This nearly five-mile stretch of beach is popular with families but also draws surfers and skin divers to the water and runners and cyclists to the boulevard bordering the beach.
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beautiful blue water

This is one of the beautiful beach on Oceanside, the sand, the place, with bodyguard, restrooms, clean water, bicycle ride sidewalk, very clean, nice location and the parking was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is one of the beautiful beach on Oceanside, the sand, the place, with bodyguard, restrooms, clean water, bicycle ride sidewalk, very clean, nice location and the parking was not expensive, I love it.

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Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The beach was clean and not overcrowded. Parking was a little difficult though. Most people were parking in the neighborhoods and walking. We saw a pedestrian get hit by a car. Make sure you use the crosswalks people? And don't step off a curb until you can see for sure the oncoming car is stopping for you. Its CA state... More 

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Carlsbad, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Carlsbad beaches are beautiful and include all amenities--even an RV area. Lots of restaurants, shops, markets, and services, even a major amusement park. Great for families, couples, or singles.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Nice beach with life guards on duty. Pacific ocean is typically cold. Waves were good for body surfing. Not much parking at the beach, so you have to hunt for parking on the street

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We tend to walk a couple times each week to stay in good shape. That takes us to CSB near where the campground area begins (SOUTH CSB). A 4 mile roundtrip walk takes us to the lifeguard tower at the NORTH end of that park. It is terrific!

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Carlsbad, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love all the beaches in carlsbad. The best in San Diego I think. Liked the long sandy coastline. Beach is usually very clean and great for families. Parking can be an issue.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 3pm so there was no more parking available and ended up having to park across the street in a neighborhood. We walked down from the campsite area, and the stairs down the cliffside was incomplete at the bottom, so getting the little ones down was a bit sketchy. My husband jumped down the approx 3'-4' drop and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My family, and I really enjoyed Carlsbad State Beach! We were there late morning to early afternoon, and the beach was not crowded at all. The beach was very clean, and so was the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This beach is one of the cleanest beaches around California and crisp air, warm sun, and having fun with my family is always a fun time

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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Clean, open beautiful!!! Public bathrooms. Beautiful clean water. The kids (and adults) had a great time. And walking along the road above the beach in the evening is gorgeous as well as a great time and place for some fascinating and relaxing people-watching. What a great time!

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Address: Address: Carlsbad Blvd. and Hwy 101, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone Number: 760-438-3143
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad

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