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Abalone Cove Shoreline Park & Ecological Reserve

5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
310.377.1222
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Dublin, OH
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a can't-miss.. it was absolutely gorgeous. Best time to go is early in the morning before the tourists are up, so you can enjoy the peace and tranquility

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Murrieta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

LIving in the area it's one of my favorite places to visit. The scenery is so beautiful and enjoyable.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The problem with reviews is sometimes you get the wrong idea. My family and I read the reviews and thought this place was going to be heaven on earth. We found the place (oddly enough GPS was a little off) We talk to the parking lot attendant who says this is a great place to get photos of tide pools... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

For the price of parking a car, you can search tide pools and get some amazing views of the coastline.

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Anaheim, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Yeah...amazing rocks, and aquariums! Natural aquariums! Do you like sea life? Colorful things? Tiny things? Colorful tiny sea life? Rocks of all weird shapes, patterns, colors? If you say yes to those, this is your type of beach. Don't come if you are looking for sandy beach with pretty girls in bikinis. The trail is steep at some parts. The... More

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Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
67 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

rode the bike here and had a nice visit. great views of the ocean from here. nice place to visit and worth taking the time to go here

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Palos Verdes, CA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Walk along the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean. Watch the seals play. A great place to view a picturesque sunset.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

One gets a sense of the wildness, potential danger, and incredible beauty of the Pacific and the wildlife at Abalone Cove. Be prepared to wear good walking shoes or shoes with good treads. If you are sure footed, wear shorts. If not, wear long pants. The rocks can be rough and slippery. But the views and potential of seeing shoreline... More

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Another good spot in Palos Verdes - with the advantage of an accessible beach - but not as good as the Point Vicente. The paid parking is a negative aspect, but the views are just as good, but I guess that, because of the beach, this place is a bit more crowded than Point Vicente. The picnic area is not... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Has a great time walking the beach and looking though all of the tide pools. Great views out to Catalina Island.

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