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Address: Star Route, Jalama Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone Number: 805-736-3504, 805-736-6316
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Activities: Camping

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The REAL DEAL!!!!

You really have to want to get to this place...it's 30 miles off the beaten track, reachable by only a narrow, winding road, but it is WORTH IT!!!! Great surfing and the famous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

You really have to want to get to this place...it's 30 miles off the beaten track, reachable by only a narrow, winding road, but it is WORTH IT!!!! Great surfing and the famous Jalama Burgers at the Beach Store. This is where many surfing scenes from the film "Big Wednesday" were filmed. It is totally isolated, even miles from the... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Would be great place to camp with family but popular area so make reservations early.....good hamburgers at the Jalama Beach cafe....and you can just go for a day......

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Torrance, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Loved Jalama Beach County Park!!! Stayed in two campsites. One on the beach and one above the beach. Loved both. However, the above the beach facility had electricity and that was very convenient. They were also testing wifi. Worked great even though we didn't use for any web surfing. The weather was incredible, just light sweaters during the day. The... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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191 reviews 191 reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

When it foggy other places this place is clear. It is quiet but sometimes with a high surf. The really bad part is the long curvy road getting there. You need good brakes good eyes, good steering car. Watch out for bicycles.

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Lompoc, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jalama is a great beach for surfing, walking or having a delicious burger. A great beach for camping as well. Can be windy .

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Santa Clarita, California
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13 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Jalama Beach County Park requires an effort to get to. It's a 14 mile trip, one way, off Hwy 101. We went there for the first time in 30 years and had an enjoyable day. It's $10 per car for day-use. Camping spots are available and there are cool cabins there for rent. Flush toilets and showers are available. A... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 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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245 reviews 245 reviews
78 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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171 reviews 171 reviews
33 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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