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Glenn E. Vedder Ecological Reserve - Underwater Park and Tidepools

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Address: Coastline of Heisler Park, Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA
Phone Number: 949-497-6571
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Beautiful location. Great for exploring, walking and pictures

This is a absolutely beautiful location. Steps and pathways take you down to the water. Breaktaking when the surf is big.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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509 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a absolutely beautiful location. Steps and pathways take you down to the water. Breaktaking when the surf is big.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Loved this place and the university students hanging around and explaining what we are seeing. You don't see the life in this place at first glance but if you kneel down and peer in to the tidepools you'll find entire communities of sea life scampering and floating and clinging

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4 Thank jabmyeyes
Golden, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We love the tidepools, especially climbing on the rocks and being so close to the waves. Simply sitting on the rocks and facing the open sea is so very soothing and invigorating at the same time.

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1 Thank Barbara F
Yorba Linda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

So so so beautiful. Should have packed a picnic. Lots of sea urchins and starfish BUT PLZ DON'T PICK UP. Don't forget your Nikkis! You're gonna need some hard core running shoes to climb the rocks or some flip flops to flop around in the water, YOU decide. Got some great pics here. Can't wait to come again.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Definitely find out when low tide is and enjoy viewing the tide pools. We tookmourmyoung kids and they loved it. A biologist was also on hand pointing out the marine treasures to be found in the pools. Don't miss this!

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6 Thank Thegoodegg
Glendora, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

I spent hours examining the varied wildlife in the tidepools by Hiesler Park. Depending on the tides, there were hermit crabs, anemones, mussels, chitons, small fish, and many other interesting organisms. Definitely a "must see" if you have never explored tide pools.

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