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Jalama Beach County Park

Address: Star Route, Jalama Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 805-736-3504, 805-736-6316
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Ranked #5 of 20 Activities in Lompoc
Activities: Camping
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My family and I have been going to jalama beach for the past 23 years. We do not typically go to the same places but Jalama's beaches draw us back every year. It is definitely an escape from the fast paced city life with cool breezes and relaxing atmosphere. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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Sacramento, California, USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Jalama burger is the food of choice. Sitting on a picnic table overlooking the ocean is restful. RV park right there. It was full. We will try sometime. The park is about 20 miles from Lompoc out a basically one way road. Stop for the views, the ocean and a peaceful place unless your RV neighbors are into drinking.

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Rio Vista, California
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225 reviews 225 reviews
75 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Really enjoyed going back in time to hippie days visiting this beautiful beach for the day. Camping didn't look all that great and the windy long road would not be fun in our motorhome. But what was fun was arriving and finding this very busy little store where you could buy a few groceries and other camping things and also... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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168 reviews 168 reviews
32 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Been going here for over 30 years, and it is still one of the most beautiful beaches on the central coast. Sunset Magazine wrote several articles praising the place, and now everyone knows! Hard to find a campsite now! Always expect wind, so be prepared whenever you arrive. Bathrooms need to be updated, as they haven't changed in over 30... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family usually does mountain camping but a friend invited us, so.... We stayed on site 70 and like any beach camp spot, you are right up against your neighbors, but this site had some shrubbery separation. Being the second row from the beach the wind was not bad at all. Bathrooms kept clean and trash was emptied regularly. WiFi... More 

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Lompoc, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Jalama Beach is usually not too packed and the weather is typically nice out there. It's a short drive from Lompoc which is nice when Surf Beach isn't so accommodating for beach-goers. Also, Jalama Cafe has great burgers.

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Huntsville, Alabama
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Jalama Beach is a beautiful rugged beach situated an hours drive north of Santa Barbara. It has high cliffs and beautiful beaches with beautiful views in all directions. It is distinct from many of the other beaches in the area in the rugged coastline and high winds. It is a great place for recreation and photography.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Checked in on march 9-11 for my granddaughter's 6 th bd. The cabin was so filthy everywhere from top to bottom. Even the dishes were stuck with spaghetti O's yuck! Don't get me started on the miniblinds.... So gross, I think they were suppose to b white NOT..My 9 month old grandson was crawling around on that filth; ( never... More 

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Mission Viejo
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Beautiful rugged coastline, units for rental, friendly staff... Out of the way, but more and more people are finding their way there.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

de camped there on Nov. 10, 2013. the winding road leading to the camp site itself was enjoyable. the camp site was nicely set up, the store was quite busy. we tried the hamburger that others raved about, not that impressed. the water was cold but some surfers were not deterred at all. at night the wind and sound of... More 

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