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Cabrillo Beach

40th St. and Stephen M. White Dr., Los Angeles, CA
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Ranked #120 of 390 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Jul 10, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

The garbage and stench on the ocean side was horrible. We left without wanting to touch anything. The bay side was good for the kids. This is not a tourist beach that you want to visit. May be worst beach in ca.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great family location, small beach with fire pits, a nice bathhouse with warm water open showers. Lifeguard stations are plentiful. Park patrols are visible. No fish cleaning stations

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Did not spend very much time at the beach, but from what I saw, I will definitely be back. The water was clean and the beach was clean. Had a nice grassy area to have a picnic or just to relax without having to hang out in the sand.

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Downey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Went there during the 4th of July holiday to watch the firework show. We arrived at 1pm and the parking was already full/closed and ended up parking at the neighborhood some 30 minutes later. A family member arrived at 3:30 and took them over 1hr to find a parking spot! But once there we settled near the water (less people... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I've been to Cabrillo beach many times and the kids always enjoy walking along the rocks to the right side of the beach. Here you'll find tide pools galore especially at low tide. About a mile out there are a few sandy parts to the beach and small pieces of sea glass can be found all around. My kids and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Parking is $9 but plentyfull, nice place to bring some wood & starr a bonfire on the pits available on the beach. But of course there may be a fire going on already there so come early.

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