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Tomol Interpretive Play Area

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Address: 300 Block Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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Great for little ones; my kids were bored

My kids are 8 and 9, and they were bored here. The play area is really beautiful and interesting, and it did hold their interest for a very short time; they liked the animal... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2014
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Oregon, Wisconsin
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Oregon, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My kids are 8 and 9, and they were bored here. The play area is really beautiful and interesting, and it did hold their interest for a very short time; they liked the animal statues and the canoe. However, the statues were too hot to sit on, and there were no swings or anything. They were bored after about 10... More 

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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There is not a whole lot to do here but my kids seem to like it. When walking from the campsite through Linden Field to downtown my kids like race to the playground and go down the roller slide and meet us at the other end. Its great for when the day starts overcast and you dont want to head... More 

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Ventura, California
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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Nice little park for kids, chances to climb, and a little history lesson about the local indians. Parking can be a litle tight on busy, sunny days. Also a bigger park next to it and just a short walk to the beach.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My 2 and 5 year old LOVE this play area! They could happily spend hours there. I really appreciate it being fenced in, smartest thing ever in a playground. Lots of great landscaping and seating for the parents. Large field beside it, great for a picnic. Beach right down the street. The play area itself is like a little history... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

....the size of a football field with slides and swings and bike paths and dolphins and THE SPOT across the street for a yummy burger and fries!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! bring earplugs.....its right next to the amtrac station!!!!!!!

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Carpinteria, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This park is a small, object filled area. The best is that the parkmis adjacent to a large, grassy field. The down sides of this park, directly next to train tracks and main street with traffic, noise, dust, dirt. Children enjoyed climbing around, but got bored quickly, and little one frightened by train going by so close. We went to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I had my three grandkids for a weekend. I wanted to take them to the best beach in California. Once they finished playing in the sandy beach we walked maybe 100 yds. to this wonderful playground. My youngest granddaughter age 18mths loved going down the slide that has rollers that must of been a great massage. The seal and dolphin... More 

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San Ramon, California
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164 reviews 164 reviews
54 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This is a newer play area to Carpinteria and it's awesome. The play area is awesome for children. It is well landscaped and maintained with benches for adults to sit on. Plus, is near a park, the beach, campgrounds and eateries in Carpinteria.

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California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We camped at Carpinteria State Beach campgrounds and this play area was right next to our campsite. Our children, ages 6, 4, and 1, sometimes preferred to come here over the beach. Great opportunities for them to explore and use their imaginations. They especially loved climbing up to the bald eagle and riding in the canoe. Very well designed!

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Anaheim, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Our toddler enjoyed this outdoor play area that's fenced in, close to the beach, & next to a huge grassy park area. It was a safe area that has a rubber ground with plenty of cushion that kids can run around on, climb rocks, go down slides, & make new friends! All of the parents enjoyed meeting, talking, & watching... More 

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