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Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach

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Address: 35000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: 818-880-0350
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Activities: Swimming, Camping, Hiking

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Enjoy the camping and the beach

I enjoy camping and the beach with different hiking and biking trails. The beach was nice with the surf and tide pools but sitting next an intoxicated guy makes me think it's not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The rocks made it hard to enjoy a walk on the beach or getting in the water. Plan a stop to relax, but not the best for family water play.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I enjoy camping and the beach with different hiking and biking trails. The beach was nice with the surf and tide pools but sitting next an intoxicated guy makes me think it's not the most family friendly beach but still enjoy by three day stay.

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San Diego, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The campsites are very close to each other, especially those in the middle ring. They are basically connected to each other with a large shared middle area. Lots of trees but don't seem to be well maintained so the branches are blocking some of the campsite and make it hard to set up the tent at a nice shared area.... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice beach off PCH.TOOK SOME GREAT PICTURES THERE. Bring your own food, have a picnic, and enjoy the beach.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This the LA spot for camping right on the Beach & savoring the scene. Crowded on weekends, so either avoid that time or get there early. Also is dog friendly, so pack the pooch. If you're a camper, or a family camper, this is the place.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Love Leo Carrillo! My family has been camping here since before I was born. It's a beautiful campground with generous sized campsites as close to the beach as you can get without camping on the beach. Enjoy hiking in the canyons, biking around the campground, and searching the tide pools for sea creatures. Never know what we will find in... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Love this beach!!! They allow dogs on the right side of the beach... The rocks are great to climb in. The waves were good. Have always liked this beach, and spent a great deal of time here when I lived in CA. There is day use and also camping use. The campgrounds are full most of the summer though. The... More 

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philly
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We arrived on a Sunday about 3pm and the line to get in was VERY long. Very nice little beach with locals and tourist alike. The rocks were really fun for the kids to climb on and we over all had a good time. The bathrooms were ok but no water running to the outside sinks or shower. The tide... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I like this beach....it has nice views. You can camp here, but we often go just for the best. Typical of Southern Californium a beaches as far as it can be crowded....is a dog friendly beach.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Have stayed in campground several times and they are very consistent. The bathrooms are clean and the showers work! There is water about every third campsite as well as a fire-ring and wooden picnic table. Some sites have trees, but if you spend time on the beach - won't matter. Walking to the beach is not too bad - but... More 

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