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Address: Cambria, CA
Phone Number: 18059272070
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This state park is a popular spot for picnics, weddings, and watching...

This state park is a popular spot for picnics, weddings, and watching sunsets - or whales.

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Ocean viewing

Very dramatic view, the surf coming in made an impressive sound, nature at it's best for my taste. The scent of the ocean was a treat!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nipomo, Ca
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Nipomo, Ca
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very dramatic view, the surf coming in made an impressive sound, nature at it's best for my taste. The scent of the ocean was a treat!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We walked northward along the boardwalk at Moonstone Beach and into this portion of San Simeon State Park without knowing what we'd find. What we found were spectacular views, access to tide pools, some pleasant trails to walk, and a great place for a picnic. Amazingly, even on a Saturday and a Sunday, it was not crowded. There is one... More 

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Thank Jon R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for an early morning walk nod the view is amazing. If you look close enough you will see the sea otters playing. Pelicans overhead and a variety of birds. It was a very still morning with blue sky's all around . Couldn't ask for anything better

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Thank Carol C
Scottsdale,Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

At the north end of Moonstone Beach is Leffingwell Landing. Numerous tide pools. Great place to breathe in the fresh air. Was a wonderfully foggy morning when we visited.

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Thank happycampers02
Cambria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Leffingwell Landing Cambria is a great venue to look west over the Pacific, south along Moonstone Beach, and north to San Simeon Pier, and Hearst Castle. The "Landing" has parking area right on the ocean. On a foggy, cool morning, we have sat in our car with coffee and Danish looking for whale spouts on the horizon and sea otters... More 

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tel aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This beach is a very short distance from Moonstone Beach in Cambria. The views are breathtaking! We went there on a very windy, cool (but sunny) day so a picnic was out of the question. We went down to the beach which was lovely. But my DON'T MISS tip is this: Make sure you walk away from the bluff overlooking... More 

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fountain valley, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Very easy to get to. Went down to the tide pools and also got to see sea otters. Pretty cool, nice stop

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Grab a sandwich at Sandy's in town and head fro Leffingwell Landing. This area is where they tried to build a pier but were unsuccessful due to shallow waters. Hence the San Simeon Pier was constructed. Not much shade but a great area to see the unusual shape of the California shoreline and enjoy the sound of the ocean. Access... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Don't miss this wonderful short walk along the bluffs overlooking the beach and sea. In the spring, the wild flowers will be in bloom for your enjoyment and photos. Peaceful and beautiful, this is a wonderful place to enjoy nature and get away from it all. descend the stairs to search for shells or put your feet in the surf.... More 

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Walk down stairs to rocks and beach (watch tide though) to see tide pools. Most amazing photos here - water with light on it is always amazing here - special place. The blue-green water and ocean splashes are so incredible. A must-stop if only for a half hour visit.

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