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Address: 31972 Pacific Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Worth the climb!

A bit tricky to find entrance. At the intersection of 9th Ave. Beautiful views! Travel light as you will have to climb back up. Nice town with many good places to eat as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LuanneW63
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit tricky to find entrance. At the intersection of 9th Ave. Beautiful views! Travel light as you will have to climb back up. Nice town with many good places to eat as well.

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Thank LuanneW63
Georgetown, Canada
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach, not sure where everyone was parking as it didn't look like there was any parking around. We had to park on the side of the road and then walk along a busy road with no sidewalk to get to the entrance.

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Laguna Beach, California
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this beach but watch out for the surf and the sun! There is not much shade and a very steep hike down the stairs.

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Thank Bluemajai
Dublin, Ireland
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's fun with kids to compete who is fastest up and later, fastest down and try to count at the same time.

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Thank NorthsideCrew
Long Beach, California
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are about 220 steps, and when you reach the sand you are happy you made the trek! Street parking is limited on Pacific Coast Highway. If you are not specifically looking for this location, you would never know it's there just by driving past. The beach is beautiful, but the best time to go is when it gets to... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

In one day I hit up Victoria Beach (Pirate's Tower), Table Rock and also 1,000 Steps Beach. They were all unique and beautiful in their own ways. 1,000 Steps Beach has this really awesome cave you can walk to when the tide is low...just be careful as the rocks are moss-covered and extremely slippery. There are a lot of steps... More 

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Thank Sarah C
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Lovely Lovely beach. Free parking on side of road. Be careful of traffic and red zones.. Its a long walk back up !

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Thank Noel012014
Long Beach, California
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

1,000 steps beach is a hidden beach that is extremely beautiful, clean and private. Many activities can be done at this beach (Running, volley, surfing, bodyboarding, etc) Plus, there is an area where there is a pool made out of rocks and the life guards open it for public when the tide is low. Absolutely recommended for anyone who wants... More 

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Thank Waleed S
California City, California, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

My roommate was able to convince me to go to Thousand Steps. The only reason I did not go was because I was intimidated by the name. I was not sure if I wanted climb that many steps to visit the beach but I am so glad I did. When I finally got down to the beach, I just fell... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Beautiful beach with crystal clear blue waters, great waves for surfing, has life guards, not crowded so you can spend some quality time. During high tide, the waves can get little rough so watch out if you are planning to swim. The caves are beautiful and you can only access them during low tide. So check tide schedule online before... More 

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