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1,000 Steps Beach

Address: Ninth Ave and Pacific Coast Hwy, South Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone Number: 949 661 7013
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Laguna Beach
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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Laguna Niguel, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a popular place to work your legs and heart! Not only that, but it's a really cool beach once you get down all of those steps!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Secluded, some waves, excellent to go with friends and for a workout even if you don't want it, nice clift and sunset views.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

maybe 127 steps, not as bad as I thought it would be. They put steps when you run out of beach to get you to the next beach. there is another ramp up and steps down a bit further up at a resort where there are public bathrooms and water fountains and a perfectly manicured garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Was Fun watching my Fam. Huffing and puffing up the stairs. Well laughing and jumping going down !!! Of course ! The beach nice and quiet , I recommend everyone to do the steps at least once

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This beach is really gorgeous & tucked away. Parking is not the greatest, you have to park on the street and walk a ways. However, the steps are probably the worst part. Going down was totally fine. After sitting in the sun & apparently not drinking enough water I went back up the stairs. Needless to say after 228 steps... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We enjoyed this beach very much. The kids played in the waves and it wasn't very crowded. There are quite a few stairs to get down to the beach but worth it.

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Santa Monica, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

1,000 Steps Beach is my favorite spot in Laguna. It's just north along PCH from the Montage. I've never not been able to find a parking spot on PCH across from the steps entrance (it's free). In comparison to the Santa Monica steps these stairs definitely cover more elevation and require more endurance. I think I counted the actual #... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I found few reviews about this beach in Laguna Beach, and decided to give it a try with my family. There is no big signs or anything that can tell that you are at the right place, and you won't find a parking lot there, you need to park at the PCH or somewhere in the neighborhood, which is kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Not really 1,000 steps and they have a little elevator for those who need it. The beach was really clean and seemed to be groomed

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Bay Area, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Oops! I just gave up my best beach for the sake of this review. Oh well! I think that this is where the locals go when they want a nice private beach to swim in. At least, that is what I wanted back when I lived in Orange County! Sure other beaches in the OC have piers and snack bars... More 

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