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Torrance State Beach

Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
310 832 1179
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Type: Beaches, State Parks, Outdoors
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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260 reviews 260 reviews
103 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Nice clean beach with lots of things to do i.e. volleyball, surfing, swimming, bike riding etc. Must visit it the pier too, there are lots of shops and restaurants

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Redondo Beach, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Always liked going to the Torrance beach. Plenty of parking, though these days you have to pay for it, and a good family atmosphere.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

You can park on the Esplanade but bring money or a card for the meters. There is a parking lot on the South end of the Esplanade but it fills up early. There are bathrooms and lifeguards. The stairs down to the beach and back up are VERY steep so keep that in mind for anyone who can't do a... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited family that lived in Torrance in 1978 and again in 1980 loved Redondo Beach Pier back than. That Pier had to be replaced after being washed to sea. Loved the trip to Beverly Hills,Hollywood, Disneyland,Knottsberry Farm,Wax Museum,Las Vegas. Family made our trip out West fantastic.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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144 attraction reviews
357 helpful votes 357 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Torrance state Beach is a beautiful strand of Beach and fitness path that starts next to Redondo Beach and the pier. For years I'd thought it was still Redondo Beach. The way the beaches line up its not readily easy to tell where one ends and the next begins. For visitors to the area this set of beaches begins to... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice beach - good for beach runs and cycling (dedicated paths for it). Water appeared clean and warm. Volleyball courts available.

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136 reviews 136 reviews
58 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Visited here on the 4th of July. There is a lot, but it filled quickly. Look for street parking in the neighborhoods near the beach. Great sandy beach with a nice view of Palos Verdes. Lots of families and kids boogie boarding. Bathrooms were OK, fairly clean for public beach bathrooms, but bring tissues or some TP as it ran... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Clean beach, but can get very crowded on summer weekends. Parking is very challenging here, as it is along most of the South Bay's beaches. This is a good place if you have kids, though, because there's a snack bar here, restrooms, and the main lifeguard station for the area. This is also the southern terminus for the bike path... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great beach at the end of the coastal bike path that's low key, much better parking and between two good surfing spots, plus has great surfing of it's own. Snack bar, bathrooms, pretty, clean, not crowded-excellent!

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I used to go the the beach for as shortest time I ve spent there while visiting my ex girlfriend. Althought the look and environment is no great deal, its still beautifull the ocean view, the skyline with all the little villas in the back of the beach...That all being said it is still home for me. So I can... More 

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