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“Camping on the cliffs” 4 of 5 stars
Review of South Carlsbad State Beach

South Carlsbad State Beach
San Diego, CA (Downtown)
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Ranked #58 of 193 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Beaches, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Swimming
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Owner description: RV campgrounds and uncrowded beaches are what you will find along this popular recreation area in San Diego.
California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Camping on the cliffs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It was a real treat to camp on the cliffs. The beach is great, the waves were fun and the beers were plentiful. Make sure you bring plenty of wood to burn. Also, they will absolutely note let you check in prior to the 2pm check in time, so don't waste the energy.

Also a second car will cost $15 so try to carpool.

Visited November 2014
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602 reviews 602 reviews
315 attraction reviews
Reviews in 100 cities Reviews in 100 cities
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
“Better option than OB, PB or Mission Beaches!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Better option than Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach or Mission Beaches! Much more relaxed ... decent waves for surfing and in general well maintained.

Visited November 2014
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great beach ! ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My nine year old had a blast . Told me he did not know it had such nice beaches in the USA being used to the warn waters in the Caribbean isles where we live .

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Chino Hills, California
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Beach front property”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The walk to this beach is short and you can use the equipment from the resort. We got lucky and had the front parking space and luckily we had our beach equipment.

Visited August 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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425 attraction reviews
Reviews in 133 cities Reviews in 133 cities
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
“Beautiful! ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Gorgeous place to run, walk, surf, or just spend the day on the beach. What a beautiful place! I highly recommend a visit here. It's just too stunning to pass up!

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