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Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach

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Address: 35000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2376
Phone Number: 818-880-0350
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Pocket beach

Getting to understand that each of these beaches are unique but also offer the same fantastic views and are uncrowded

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Charles V

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Glendale, California
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to camp just north of LA. It is also great for a day trip. The campgrounds are in a canyon north of the beach. It has large flat sites shaded by Sycamore trees. A mix of dry sites and sites with hook-ups. Hot pay showers. There were a mix of Tenters, Trailers and RVs. Fire... More 

Thank Todd F
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769 reviews
340 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Getting to understand that each of these beaches are unique but also offer the same fantastic views and are uncrowded

Thank Charles V
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My dog loves the beach and so do I, but unfortunately there are not many dog friendly beaches in LA. After reading reviews I came across this beach and me and the pooch decided to check it out. The area accessible to dogs is towards the Ventura County line, so you have to travel pretty far out to access it... More 

Thank kristal48
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beach with what seemed like a million rocks. Lots of beginning surfers. Lots of wave pools with hermit crabs and such.

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Whittier, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been camping here with Family and friends for years. This place is awesome with the camp sites in the canyon and the beach across PCH. There is plenty to do here for kids and adults, from bike riding, hiking, sun bathing, surfing and fishing. If you happen to run out of supplies during your stay there is a... More 

Thank Rick M
Whitefish, Montana
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83 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My cousin took me here last year and I thought it was a cool place and I always wanted to come back. My sisters live in LA have never been here, so yesterday I brought them here to watch the sunset. We parked on the PCH and walked down to the beach. There is much erosion as the pavement is... More 

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Rosemead, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I only know this beach because when I was training for a triathlon, we'd meet here to ride the hills like Latigo and such. Great place to take off from and return to - plus you can do brick workouts and run afterwards on fairly flat ground.

Thank Sarah H
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were 2 families with 2, 30ft RV's..The park is OK, but the facilities here, were average at best, Toilets were dirty and the showers very tired. The shop was good and it's close to the beach, which again is OK.. You'd probably be better off going to El Capitan or Refigio. If we pass this way again we'd probably... More 

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Oxnard, California
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52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This review is primarily for the campground, which is a slum in a pretty setting (alas, this describes most of the Southern California State Park campgrounds I've been to). Nearly every surface- bathroom mirrors, porcelain, signs, doors- that can possibly be defaced is scratched with graffiti. Campsites are grimy, filthy and overgrown with dead brush. Restrooms perennially fouled. Posted campground... More 

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Southold, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

OK beach but recognize it is VERY rocky and not great for swimming. Surfing is great and good spot to watch others surf. Usually very winding. Life guards available. No food. Bathroom facilities are OK

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