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North Beach is an historical site in San Clemente, being the location of the Ole Hanson Beach Club... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
San Clemente, California
Good parking for access to the San Clemente Beach Trail

We used the Metrolink parking lot for access to the San Clemente Beach Trail. Parking in $1.50 an... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Irvine, CA
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Great place to have a picknic during a trip. The sand was sometimes pebbly with shells and the beach really nice. There are restrooms and swings if needed. Parking for a small fee. Beautiful

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ewatte
Reviewed December 23, 2018

North Beach is an historical site in San Clemente, being the location of the Ole Hanson Beach Club. It also is the site of the train station for the city, and a nice place to enjoy the beach, which is a bit gravelly in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LoveTravel140172
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This was the closest beach to our hotel, the Best Western Casablanca Inn. A beautiful beach trail with the ocean rolling and waves crashing along the trail. The sandy beach was a welcome place to relax.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fromsmalltown
Reviewed June 26, 2018

When I was a kid this was a beautiful sandy beach and I used to work at the snack stand there in the summer. Now the snack stand is closed and most of the sand has been eroded and replaced with rocks. It will still...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Small beach area but parking and near a 7-11. Also has bathrooms and a lifeguard. Careful, beach drops off about 20-30 feet out.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wcshepherd2
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Great spot to walk, ride a bike, walk with the dog and or go for a run. Very popular in teh mornings and on weekends.A little weird after dark. I would not go there by myself after dusk.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

We used the Metrolink parking lot for access to the San Clemente Beach Trail. Parking in $1.50 an hour. There was plenty of space available when were there (weekday afternoon). The beach itself is broad and good for walking. It's not particularly pretty, so I'm...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Surrounded by a giant parking lot, a train stop, and further walks or bike rides further up the coast, this was not a major high point for us on our extended walk. We've walked nicer stretches of California beach coastal areas and this did not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We enjoyed walking along this somewhat rocky beach, although on the day we were here it was a bit cold and windy along the shore. Don't turn your back to the ocean, you might get surprised by a semi-regular large wave. Many sea gulls were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank porsche74s
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Although convenient walking distance from our hotel, we found the beach a bit dirty and smelly. Also a few unsavoury characters lurking around which made us a little uncomfortable, although at the same time felt sorry for them. One evening watching the sun go down,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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