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Will Rogers State Beach

16000 block of Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, CA 90272 (Westside)
310 394 3261
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Ranked #97 of 385 attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Beaches, State Parks
Most recent review
- Apr 22, 2014
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Colorado
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124 reviews 124 reviews
28 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I returned to Will Rogers Beach again this year and found it still to be a great place to hang out, swim and catch some rays. This time I went to the far end of the beach, almost to Pacific Palisaides and found free parking at the side of the road and a nice wooden stairway from the PCH down... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Locals will tell you this beach is rarely crowded since it doesn't have all of the bars, etc. that a lot of the other stretches have. This was perfect for our family as it left plenty of room for building sandcastles and running. There are lifeguards and restrooms with showers...but unlike other reviewers our experience was not that they were... More

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West Hills, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I used to live just up Temescal from this beach so I really know this beach well. During the summer months, I used to come here at least 3 times a week. I've been coming back to this beach with my 12 year old daughter. We just park on Temescal and walk down to avoid the parking fees. We bring... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

The entrance to the Beach is right off Temescal Canyon. I especially love this beach because of the almost 2 mile walking path before you even get to Chatauqua and the main bike path. If you turn right you have half a mile to the Bel Air Bay club, turn around and you have about a mile and a half... More

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Nice beach with beautiful views up the coast to Malibu and down the coast to Palos Verdes. Parking is generally plentiful, although costly ($12 on Summer weekends). Remote areas of the parking areas are good for rollerblading and connects to pave bike paths to Venice Beach and beyond! Beach is relatively narrow and can get crowded, but one kind-of expects... More

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Woodland Hills, CA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This beach is somehow right in the middle of everything, but is never uncomfortably crowded. It's $12 to park, but some people find street parking and walk in. The beach is clean and the bathrooms are useable. I went out there to just sunbathe with a friend and we had a great time and couldn't wait to go back.

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Glendale, AZ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This was such a family friendly beach! First, the bathrooms were nice for what you'd expect for a public bathroom, even had a bench/sitting area for changing. Bathrooms were easy to access and had the showers right outside which helped for rinsing sand off kids. The beach also had swing sets and mini climbing structures, which the kids loved too.... More

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Colorado
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124 reviews 124 reviews
28 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This beach north of Santa Monica comes without the trash and the hubub or Santa Monica Beach and Pier. Yes, it has no pier, but if you are in to just chillin, sunnin, and surfin, with board or body, it is great. Entry per car is $9 and there is plenty of room for everyone. We tried our five beaches... More

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