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Address: San Simeon, CA 93452
Activities: Walking
Description: Charming and natural beach.

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A great walk along the ocean

A trip to Cambria isn't complete without a walk along Moonstone Beach and a visit to the tidepools. They've build a walkway to minimize trauma to the environment and it doesn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A trip to Cambria isn't complete without a walk along Moonstone Beach and a visit to the tidepools. They've build a walkway to minimize trauma to the environment and it doesn't detract from the experience in the least. There's traditional beach on the south end and the great tide pools on the north end. Very enjoyable.

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place is great for a nice morning or evening walk either on the boardwalk above the beach or take one of the access paths to the beach to stroll on the beach. The grains of the sand are a little larger than most beaches so you sink a little further on your steps. The views and the sunsets are... More 

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Fresno
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Its simply beautiful here! A wonderful place to go for a stroll, We brought our dog with us on this trip and discovered that there are only certain sections of the beach that your dog is allowed on. There are signs posted, If your going to the beach with your pet. there is a motel called The Silver Surf and... More 

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Barstow, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband stopped here after visiting Hearst Castle on a short road trip in May. The stop was really just to pick up some pretty stones as the picture makes the moonstones look beautiful. They aren't half as big as they look. But they are very colorful and we picked up a bunch for our collection. Worth the stop if... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you stay in Cambria you have to stop and walk the beach here at Moonstone, lots of Wildlife anytime and lots of flowers in the spring if your looking to stay in Cambria check out the places across from Moonstone beach

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is always a great jaunt on the beach. It is not for swimming as the water is too rough. Sunning is not much of a possibility. But picnicking is great and walking the shore is fun.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's a beautiful beach and beautiful scenery, but I did not see any moonstones on the beach so I was disappointed, so if you go to it just expect a beach. It was also very cold here as well.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I never tire of walking along Moonstone Beach and playing in the tidepools. Great way to spend an afternoon.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

One of the best walking, collecting, flying a kite, digging in the sand, or just soaking up the sun beaches!

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If there is no wind, the beach is fabulous; bring beverages and snacks. There is a community pool at the south end of the beach, open weekends.

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Address: San Simeon, CA 93452
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Simeon

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