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“Gorgeous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carmel River State Beach

Carmel River State Beach
Carmelo St, Carmel, CA
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Ranked #11 of 97 things to do in Carmel
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“Gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Just the most beautiful place ever, as good as it gets anywhere... A very clean beach with a great lagune, and the city of Carmel is just awesome!

Visited October 2013
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San Jose, California
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“White sand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

A great place for bird watching and for artists to set up an easel to begin a painting. Very easy access, Bird and wildlife protected area so it is a nature preserve where one can be up close.

Visited October 2013
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Fremont, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice drive, nice uncrowded beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very nice drive through very expensive houses to get to this nice beach. Parking lot is small but people seem to always be leaving you will get a spot eventually. Very nice sand beach, People even jump into fresh water water near by which is warmer than ocean. Love this nice spot will for sure come back year after year if possible.

Visited August 2013
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Monterey, California, United States
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8 reviews
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“Beautiful hikes!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Very accessible and easy hiking. I don't walk so well and this seemed very easy. Beautiful and varied fauna and flora. Great bird-watching!

Visited August 2013
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Mill Valley, CA
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11 reviews
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“Our favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This beach is less frequented than the city beach - we feel like it's our "private secret." Beautiful clean sand, rocks, tide pools and water fowl.

Visited August 2013
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