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Address: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr S, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90275
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Great view and walk

They have a great view and a nice hike. Very enjoyable and is good for a family outing. Great little stroll on a nice weekend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
David R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

They have a great view and a nice hike. Very enjoyable and is good for a family outing. Great little stroll on a nice weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

The park is a nice hidden gem. Gorgeous views especially at sunset. It's close to Wayfarers chapel and Pointe Vincent lighthouse so you can walk over to them. Good place to visit to take beautiful photos, walk along the cliffs, and/or explore trails. If you're looking for few hours to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city,... More 

Thank Kim D
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Great scenic spot for sunset. Grey whales in the late fall. A perfect spot for a walk with your dog: poopie bags supplied here. Lots of places for a picnic. Self-guided nature hike with identification placards for shoreline plants.

Thank HonoluluHistorian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We parked outside and walked a long way along the shore with its impressive cliffs and wonderful birdlife, to an interesting visitors center. With luck and a lot of patience you may even see whales from here but I was not that patient. I made nice pictures of birds, plant, bee and ground squirrels all squirreling along as if there... More 

1 Thank IWNoordergraaf
Torrance, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not only can you explore the Park, you can go to the best restaurant w/a great view at the end of Hawthorne Blvd w/an ocean view. The restaurant is called: The Admiral Risty. Also you can go to the Peninsula Center Mall half-way up the hill and you must visit the Palos Verdes Library. Up their you must try: Yummy... More 

1 Thank Hazel05Torrance_CA
New Delhi, India
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A gradual Descent and Hike back up. Great view of the SeaShore (Nice and Breezy) as you hike down and Hike up. Plan a leisure day if you are living in and around Torrance. A nice place to visit. Cheers.

Thank Vivek B
tucson az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

FABULOUS! the best kept secret in California and it is all free. wonderful whale and sea life watching. docents tell you the history and you can borrow great binoculars by leaving your drivers license at the gift shop. they could whales daily (yesterday there were 13 passing by and we were there at 11 am!) great little museum , wonderful... More 

Thank tucsonfolks
Rolling Hills Estates, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For a fabulous experience, head her any time of the year. Whale watching, walks, ocean vistas beyond compare.

Thank bonniemreeves
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I'm kind of paralysed since I came to US because I have no car yet. But I couldn't believe there is such a beautiful place near Torrance which is accessible via direct bus (route 344). Shoreline park is a beautiful place to watch amazing sunset. We reached at 5PM and started walking on the park and cliffs. It is so... More 

Thank Rajdeep1510
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Love to walk the cliffs and see Catalina in the distance. Many times I've seen dolphins and whales. Point Vincente whale center is nearby.

Thank AltheaH2012

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