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Torrance State Beach

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Address: Via Rivera, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone Number: 310 832 1179
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Torrance Beach

One of my favorite places to take a walk by the ocean is Torrance State Beach. There are two walking paths, an upper one that is next to the street/parking with breath taking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Kent S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places to take a walk by the ocean is Torrance State Beach. There are two walking paths, an upper one that is next to the street/parking with breath taking views, and the lower one that parallels the upper one. If you are riding your bike or rollerblading or skate boarding, the lower one is more conducive... More 

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Thank Kent S
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to the beach around 1:00. We had no trouble finding a perfect place to park the RV. We took the surfboard, boogie boards and sand toys to entertain all the ages of adults and kids. It truly was a perfect day. Clean, well life guarded and everybody was polite as we all shared the beautiful beach space. Can't wait... More 

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Thank redneckJEN
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice beach to round out a 5 day business trip on the last day of our stay in Redondo Beach. Torrance Beach is located just south of Redondo Beach. It was a nice deep beach with bathroom facilities and very family oriented. It had great views of the cliffs of Palos Verdes and there were... More 

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Thank travelma
Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Torrance Beach is a long stretch and personally I think the best area is RAT Beach. It's almost all the way up to Palos Verdes, a quick gps search will pull it up. The parking situation is excellent. It is $3 for all day, no time limit and no annoying meters to feed. Plus it's a spacious lot, unlike... More 

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Thank Michelle R
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in the South Bay and spent lots of summers at the Torrance Beach. It is clean has competent life guards courtesy of Los Angeles County.

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Thank BigdogAZ2014
Palos Verdes Estates, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RAT beach (Redondo and Torrance), well known from a Beach Boys Song, also known as Hollywood Riviera, is a well kept small beach between Redondo Beach and Palos Verdes Estates. Surfers love it because of the higher waves. Photographers adore it because of the spectacular sunsets. Be aware of metered parking!

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Thank Ulrike Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to visit ... walk south towards Rat Beach ... play in the surf and let the waves crash into you ... I highly suggest this beach as t is less cowded than Malibu or Zuma

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Thank Douglas J
Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

At the rehearsal on Friday (late afternoon) it was cloudy and had the usual brisk (but rather cool) breeze. For the wedding, it was perfect, complete with a clear sky, and a pod of dolphins passing by shortly after the ceremony! The beach is kept clean and there are lifeguard stations and public restrooms available. It's a bit of a... More 

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Thank steversjunk2016
Payson, Arizona
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Magnificent views. The beach & water were clean. Torrance beach has aleays been a favorite. There are some steep stairs to use so take your time & be careful. There is also a rsmp if you dont like stairs.

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Thank ConnieL1950
Rolling Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

I may be biased because I've lived here all my life, but I just love this beach. I even painted it when I was in 5th grade and won first prize! Also we like it because it's super easy to park and not as steep a walk down as Redondo's beach next door.

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