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Silver Strand State Beach

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Address: 5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
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One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand...

One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand Beach State Park is on the southern coast of Coronado.

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Camping weekend

We had a wonderful time. Just a couple of things, we had a beach spot and our puppy on her leash was about 3 feet in front of our motorhome sleeping beside my chair in the sand... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 29, 2016
Teri D
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Temecula, California

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

This review covers the area South of Coronado. In a nut shell, don't waste your time. No water in the shower or sink area means being covered in sand when you leave, and I've never seen so much trash and drug paraphernalia on a beach in any of my travels. If you like collecting shells this may suit your needs... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

We had a wonderful time. Just a couple of things, we had a beach spot and our puppy on her leash was about 3 feet in front of our motorhome sleeping beside my chair in the sand. One of the Rangers came up abruptly and said your dog can not be on the beach. We quickly got her off the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 29, 2016

This is one of those places that you have to "tolerate" for the best location. You can walk out of your RV and right onto the beach of the Pacific Ocean. You can also see the bay from your campsite because the Island is very narrow here. But and it is a big but-it is a parking lot with electric... More 

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San Diego
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

This review covers the part of the beach south of Coronado. Plenty of parking and observation towers to cover the beach. Sandy at the top of the beach, then plenty of shell covered patches towards the ocean. Good surf with a clean appearance. Saw no sign of litter or garbage on the beach or in the water.

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NW PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Real nice beach go early as its very popular on weekends, $10 entrance fee but it's California what do you expect?

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Laguna Woods, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

The north part of this State Beach, just off I-5, is a classic surfing spot. Even non-surfers will enjoy the classic surfer rigs and their skill. The Southern part is atop bluff affording great views, camper parking, etc.

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Bedford
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Beware of the parking rate of the weekend. We arrived late and still had to pay $8.00 parking to watch the sunset. Free beaches up in town. Weekdays, it is much more reasonable.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

The park has lots of parking and Miles a beautiful sand beach. I had a bit of trouble getting the machine to accept my money for payment for the parking. I come to this park every chance I get whenever I'm in the San Diego area.

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

We just got back from a wonderful SoCal vacation in our motorhome. We have a family of 5, including our 3 kids, aged 10, 6, and 2. Over the course of our trip we stayed at a number of RV Parks and Campgrounds. Silver Strand was a highlight for sure! What a great place to stay with your RV. We... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice beach with sand dunes and views of the Coronado Bridge and downtown San Diego. We only stayed for a bit, which didn't justify the 8 dollar parking fee, but it was cold and windy since it was December. I can see this being a nice RV camping spot during the summer however.

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