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Will Rogers State Beach

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Address: 16000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Los Angeles, CA 90272
Phone Number: 310 394 3261
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NIce beach with easy access parking

Nice clean beach with easy parking access, nice clean restrooms and wash station on grounds. Got a little cafe on site as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2016
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Gassville, Arkansas, United States
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Gassville, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Nice clean beach with easy parking access, nice clean restrooms and wash station on grounds. Got a little cafe on site as well.

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a nice beach at PCH open for lot of activities.. such as bike path, beach volleyball, beach, or hiking etc.. you have to pay for the parking if you want to park at the beach side.. But if you turn to temescal canyon road you can find a free parking both sides of the road. Also you can... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Easy access to the beach from the city, this beach offers quiet shoreline strolling or busier areas with restaurants and attractions. Will Rogers State Beach is perfect for romantic walks, enjoying the sand and surf, relaxing and, of course, shooting sunset photos. So easy to find this long beach where historic highway U.S. Route 66 (aka Santa Monica Boulevard in... More 

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Rockport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

There are so many great beaches in CA. We went to this one because the others were so packed we couldn't find parking. This one was busy as well, but there was parking. We paid 9.00 to park. There are bathrooms here and showers. It is a clean beach and a nice place to take a family.

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Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised how private this beach was in comparison to the surrounding area. Known as the "Bay Watch Beach". It did not disappoint. just north of the famous Santa Monica Pier, but yet a.... undisturbed beach. If you are looking for less people and noise this would be a great choice. It is walkable from Santa Monica Pier,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I ran from Pacific Palisades to Santa Monica Pier and back this morning and I loved it! A paved and well maintained trail runs parallel to the beach with several restrooms and beach cafes along the route. I had a bit of a foggy morning weather-wise, but the temperature was just about perfect. You probably don't want to plan on... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited will Rogers state beach on a weekday in December and it was really nice, quiet and peaceful. Nice cafes and atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Will Rogers Beach might as well be named Pacific Palisades Beach because it's just below the hillsides. Nice beach, favorite of locals, not too many tourists. Bath rooms. Pay parking. Can Can walk underneath PCH / Hwy. 1 to restaurants, none on beach. This is the beach for enjoying the sand & surf. Neat spot. ...

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We went to Will Rogers State Beach. The views of the Pacific Ocean is very nice Its a very good beach to sit and look at the ocean, go swimming, play volleyball, and so forth. We've been several times Today it was blue skies and a hot day at the beach, Will Rogers State Beach is named for Will Rogers... More 

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Yorktown, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

It's easy to get burned out trying to see all the sights while on vacation. I wanted to build some beach time into this trip as a way to get enforced rest. This beach was recommended because it's more for locals and lesser-known than Santa Monica and Venice beaches. This beach doesn't have the attractions of those others, but it... More 

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